Attack Ad Against Perdue

From the tip line:

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


  1. Bill Simon says:

    Does it have a Brokeback Moutain theme to it? Those ads against The Ox are darn right funny, and I’m tired of the same ‘ole dull and boring political ads.

  2. atlantaman says:

    Nothing with a Brokeback theme is really that funny. The jokes about the movie were overdone the first week it came out. Anything involving Brokeback is unoriginal and very easy to do. Let me see here:

    Mark Taylor ad telling Cynthia Mckinney, “I wish I knew how to quit you.”
    Ralph Reed and Jack Abramoff
    Cathy Cox using cigarette money to finance campaing ads.

    Maybe every candidate running in Georgia can form a pact to only do television ads with a Brokeback theme.

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