Skip to comments.Chamberís ad buy aims to lift establishment GOP
Posted on 04/29/2014 12:44:55 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching ads this week in North Carolina and Georgia in a crunch-time effort to help establishment-backed Republicans in crowded Senate primaries. It is also pumping money into commercials praising GOP hopefuls in Michigan, Montana and Alaska.
The powerful business organizations ad buy is a clear attempt to tip the balance in Republican contests and help the GOP nominate viable general election candidates. In 2010 and 2012, tea party and far-right conservatives cost the GOP seats in Nevada, Delaware, Colorado, Indiana and Missouri and shots at Senate control, a fate Republicans are determined to avoid this November.
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Akin won because he was anti-amnesty and in good company in the house. No-one cares about the nerdy adventures of Jeff Flake and his earmarks while trillion dollar amnesties are being promoted.
McCain helped Jane Norton lose.
Mike Castle was only 50/50 to beat the other guy.
Dick Lugar encouraged Obama to do executive amnesty and disarmed Ukraine.
Sharron Angle’s opponents were too wimpy on amnesty.
The Chamber of Amnesty.
The Chamber of Illegals.
The Chamber of Rewarding Lawlessness.