ABC News got a sneak peak of the ad, titled “Absurd,” which will run for the next two weeks, and the campaign says it has an ad buy in the “upper five figures.”Once again, McConnell portrays himself as the victim, which is quite a stretch coming from the guy who had his campaign prepare opposition research on Ashley Judd in order to play a game of political Whac-a-Mole. Yeah, I'm sure everybody is feeling so sorry for him. But on the bright side there's this: In November, if things go right, Kentucky voters can finally put him out of his misery.
“Matt Bevin and out-of-state special interest groups are attacking Mitch McConnell,” the narrator says. “Nothing new. But can you believe them? PolitFact, a non-partisan fact-checker, says Bevin’s attacks on McConnell are quote ‘absurd … the claim is not only wrong, but ridiculous…’ Endquote.”
The one-minute ad then mentions Bevin’s resume exaggerations, first reported in The Hill last year, before going after the Senate Conservative Fund.
“Bevin’s allies at the so-called Senate Conservatives Fund are also attacking,” the narrator reads. “The media say their ads are quote ‘misleading’ and ‘erroneously cited.’”
Kentucky's GOP primary is in two months and while polls show Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell leading his primary challenger Matt Bevin by a wide margin, McConnell nonetheless is apparently concerned enough to run an ad attacking Bevin:
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