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Harry Reid Uses DADT Debacle in Campaign Ad

Jim Burroway

September 22nd, 2010
Sen. Harry Reid's Facebook Ad

Sen. Harry Reid's Facebook Campaign Ad

Pam Spaulding found this ad running on facebook. No doubt, similar ads will begin appearing in other media as well — maybe even radio and/or television. I expect we may see similar ads from John McCain from the other side. Yesterday’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” debacle engineered partly by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and made possible by forty Republicans and two fellow Democrats is now today’s campaign theme.

Well gee, who’d a thunk it?

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Jennifer
September 22nd, 2010 | LINK

Yeah, like we all couldn’t see this coming.

Ryan
September 23rd, 2010 | LINK

While I think your assessment of Reid’s motives are probably correct, this isn’t really evidence of that. If DADT repeal had passed, he would’ve run on that instead.

Alex
September 23rd, 2010 | LINK

@Ryan- dadt repeal was never meant to pass. the vote was meant to polarize and it was cynical. i called Scott Brown’s office and got a very reasonable explanation as to why the senator couldn’t support the bill, even though he voted for it in committee, after Reid changed the rules of debate. Reid on purpose pushed away 5-7 republicans; he never wanted this passed.

gays are cash machines for democrats and reliable voting blocks in urban/suburban areas. but people like Harry Reid or Obama don’t actually believe we’re as good or that our rights are worth fighting for. there are always bigger fish to fry.

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