PA-06; Gerlach and Republicans Desperate
by accumbens, Tue Oct 03, 2006 at 04:41:33 AM EDT
Gerlach and the NRCC are getting more and more desperate in their attempt to smear Lois Murphy. After running a TV ad criticizing Murphy for being against tax cuts she has clearly supported (see http://www.thehill.com/thehill/export/Th eHill/News/Campaign/092106_82.html), they are also trying to accuse her of being against legislation that she couldn't have voted against since she isn't in Congress.
Today as reported in the Philly Inquirer, Comcast has pulled an NRCC ad saying Murphy was against supplying body armor to our troops in Iraq (see http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/ local/states/pennsylvania/counties/montg omery_county/15664014.htm). Of course, Murphy was against the particular bill identified in the NRCC ad because a provision for oil drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge was attached. In fact, she has come out for providing better body armor to troops and has criticized Gerlach for voting to drill in the Refuge.
The NRCC spent (wasted) $63,000 for advertising through Saturday and now will probably have to dig up some more lies to fill the time. If they keep blaming Murphy as if she was already in Congress, their lies might become a reality.