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tip: Updated: First Negative Ads Set To Air In Governor’s Race
(Updated at 1:30 p.m. with details of letter signed by Cox and Taylor protesting ad)
(4/17/06) The first attack ad may be about to hit the small screen in the Georgia governor’s race, we are told. It is aimed at Gov. Sonny Perdue, but apparently it’s not coming from either of the people vying for the nomination to become his Democratic opponent, Secretary of State Cathy Cox or Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor.
In fact, both candidates have signed an extraordinary letter asking the organization believed to be behind the ad — a group called Georgians for Truth, Inc. — to back off.
“While both of us understand that electoral politics can be a