Team Mitch Releases New TV Ad: ‘Disqualified’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 13, 2014
Contact: Allison Moore 502-618-1372

LOUISVILLE – Team Mitch today released a new ad entitled ‘Disqualified’ that will air statewide on Kentucky television.

 WATCH AD 

The ad highlights the barrage of media criticisms surrounding Alison Lundergan Grimes’ refusal to answer a simple question from the Louisville Courier-Journal editorial board about her vote for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. One journalist asks, "Kentuckians expect her to cast a tough vote on anything? Is she ever going to answer a tough question on anything?"

 

Transcript:

 

VIDEO

AUDIO

 

 

CITE:

WAVE, 10/10/14

REPORTER:

“Alison Lundergan Grimes’ refusal to say who she’s voted for for president is now the non-answer heard round the country.”

 

CITE:

The Courier-Journal, Editorial Board Interview, 10/9/14

 

COURIER-JOURNAL BOARD MEMBER:

“Did you vote for President Obama in 2008 and 2012?”

 

ALISON GRIMES:

“You know, this election…”

 

CITE:

WPSD, 10/10/14

 

CITE:

WKYT, 10/10/14

 

REPORTER:

“She refused to answer…”

 

REPORTER:

“…dodging whether she voted for President Obama…”

 

CITE:

MSNBC, 10/10/14

 

COURIER-JOURNAL FRONT PAGE HEADLINE:

Grimes answer ridiculed

 

CITE:

10/11/14

 

 REPORTER: “…and Kentuckians expect her to cast a tough vote on anything? Is she ever going to answer a tough question on anything?”

 

 COURIER-JOURNAL BOARD MEMBER: “So you’re not going to answer?”

DISCLAIMER WITH POSTAGE STAMP:

APPROVED BY MITCH MCCONNELL. PAID FOR BY MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE ’14

MITCH MCCONNELL:

I’m Mitch McConnell and I approved this message.

 

QUOTE AND CITATION:

“I think she disqualified herself.”

Chuck Todd, MSNBC, 10/10/14

 

DISCLAIMER WITH POSTAGE STAMP:

APPROVED BY MITCH MCCONNELL. PAID FOR BY MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE ’14

 REPORTER: “I think she disqualified herself. I really do.”

 

 

 

 

 

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