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Kurt Bills channels his inner Wellstone

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills dusts off the old Fast-Talking Paul commercial made famous by Paul Wellstone when he made his first Senate run.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills dusts off the old Fast-Talking Paul commercial made famous by Paul Wellstone when he made his first Senate run. It’s always been a cute device for an underfinanced underdog, and it still is.

To the extent that Bills wants to imply that he has more in common with Wellstone that Amy Klobuchar does, it’s kind of silly, most especially at the end when he suggests that Wellstone wouldn’t have voted for the big stimulus package. Anyway, here it is: