This Arkansas Senate runoff ad from AFSCME completely obliterates Conservadem Sen. Blanche Lincoln. I'd say it adds a whole new dimension to 'anti' in an 'anti-ad' campaign:
The new minute-long spot, from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, is backed by an $855,000 buy, an official says, underscoring how heavily invested labor is in taking her down. It throws a whole fusillade of charges at Lincoln, even ridiculing her recent election-day snafu, in which her campaign forgot she'd requested an absentee ballot for herself:
The ad will be running all the way through June 7th, the day before Lincoln faces Bill Halter in the runoff, according to Ricky Feller, who oversees AFSCME's advertising in Arkansas. It represents the lion's share of the $1.4 million the union has pledged to spend on the runoff.
"This one of our largest shots," Feller tells me.read more....