Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Painful, True Ad in Minnesota Senate Race

This is an ad against Republican incumbent Norm Coleman in the Minnesota Senate race that will undoubtedly start a hypocrisy tsunami as the GOP hits Democrats for allegedly using a military-family tragedy for political gain.

It features Claremont and Nancy Anderson of, Hoffman, MN, who lost their son, Stuart in Iraq, giving a painful narrative of how they hold the Bush administration and rubber-stamps like Coleman responsible for their son's death.

The Republicans have made a cottage industry out of truly using the troops for their own gain so we don’t want to hear a word from them on this. In addition, it's completely legitimate to put a tragic, human face on what people like Bush, Coleman and John McCain have caused almost 4,200 American families.

Here's the ad: