Team Mitch Releases New TV Ad: ‘Hypocrisy’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2014
Contact: Allison Moore 502-618-1372

LOUISVILLE – Team Mitch today released the following ad entitled ‘Hypocrisy’ that will air statewide on Kentucky television.

The new ad highlights Alison Lundergan Grimes' hypocrisy on the minimum wage. It cites a recent CNN investigative report that revealed her family restaurant pays employees $2.13 per hour.

Transcript:

VIDEO

AUDIO

 

CNN Clip/KY Sen. Debate/ Grimes TV Ad

 

CITE:

CNN, 10/20/14

 

ANNOUNCER:

Alison Grimes talks about raising the minimum wage.

 

CITE:

CNN, 10/20/14

GRIMES SOUNDBITE:

“…not just a minimum wage, but a living wage…”

TEXT:

But Grimes Has a Problem…

 

ANNCR:

But Grimes has a problem…

 

CITE:

CNN, 10/20/14

CNN CLIP:

“…the restaurant owned by Grimes’ family, doesn’t always practice what she preaches…”

 

CITE:

CNN, 10/20/14

CNN CLIP:

“Servers at Hugh Jass Burgers – yeah, you heard that right – make just $2.13 an hour…”

 

Grimes Image/ Hugh Jass Sign

 

TEXT:

Grimes Was The Lawyer For Her Family’s Restaurant

 

ANNOUNCER:

And – despite all her talk – Grimes worked as the lawyerfor her family’s restaurant…

 

TEXT:

That’s Hypocrisy

 

TEXT:

That’s Alison Grimes

 

That’s hypocrisy.

That’s… Alison Grimes.

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APPROVED BY MITCH McCONNELL. PAID FOR BY MCCONNELL SENATE COMMITTEE ‘14

MITCH MCCONNELL:

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