Skip to comments.Video: When attack ads backfire
Posted on 09/10/2010 3:01:22 PM PDT by Lou Budvis
We havent heard much from the New Mexico gubernatorial race, but it looks like were missing an entertaining election, to say the least. Susana Martinez became the first Hispanic woman nominated for governor in any state by either major party when she won the Republican nomination this year, and is running against the first woman in New Mexico to be Lieutenant Governor, Diane Denish, who was Bill Richardsons running mate. Despite Denishs experience with the political master in Richardson, it doesnt appear that she learned much during her tenure. Denish hit Martinez with an attack ad on education policy featuring a New Mexico teacher, but Denish and her campaign didnt do a very good job of vetting their spokeswoman. Martinez, however, was already familiar with her, as she explains in this response
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That’s pretty sweet!
That one hurts.
I hope this lady wins in New Mexico. This wasn't just a "backfire", it was a nuclear moment. Great stuff.
Wow! All the records to be set by electing either one? What to do, what to do. It’s tough electing people based on setting new records.
Hey, I have an idea! Let’s elect the first half-black man President! That’ll work! What could go wrong?
fighting back against these stupid attacks is always a good idea and the left likes to make things up
Now that is a really good counter punch. Short, on point, no reinforcement of anything from her opponents original ad. I hope Republicans are taking notes.
While I agree that we shouldn’t be voting for candidates because he or she is ‘the first this or that,’ QUALIFIED conservative women and minorities are lethal to the dims. They blow apart the myth that GOP is nothing but Southern WASP males (not that there’s anything wrong with that ;)) and are therefore a threat to their base. That’s why they go after Clarence Thomas and SP with such a vengance.
Martinez: Join my team. My convictions are a lot different than the convictions of Denish’s supporters.
Denish deserves to lose just on the pure stupidity scale.
Mama Grizzlies cannot take control soon enough.
That teacher was a Bush plant.
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That’ll leave a mark.