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Dont know if this was posted, yet. Searched the diaries, and didnt find anything. Finally, it seems Casey's camapign will lift off with its first ad buy starting tomorrow(and running through until November).  

Here's the ad. My reaction: "eh, it's ok." A Democratic poll out yesterday has Casey leading 11 points(with Romanelli on the ballot).  Casey, however, has been slipping in independent polls. Casey's drop is attriubuted to that fact that Santorum has been on the airwaves since June, with apparently "warm and fuzzy" ads. Casey's ad is also sort of "warm and fuzzy", but it doesnt mention Iraq or Social Security, a key issue in PA given it's high number of seniors and Santorum's shakiness on the issue. The Casey campaign has a video on its website on Social Security, but they really need to make it into an ad and blanket the airwaves. However, Casey still has the lead in this race, and while this particular ad isnt amazing, I think it's probably enough for now.

Originally posted to jj32 on Wed Aug 23, 2006 at 12:28 PM PDT.

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