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Michele Bachmann ad berates challenger ‘Big Spendin’ Jim’ Graves

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s first campaign ad for her re-election bid against challenger Jim Graves is ready.

She calls her opponent “Big Spendin’ Jim” and says he supported the stimulus plan passed by Congress.

The ad plays on Graves’ hotel management company, showing a marquee for the “Graves Inn.”

Two years ago, when she faced Tarryl Clark, Bachmann’s first ad referred to “Taxin’ Tarryl.”

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Comments (4)

  1. Submitted by Steve Hoffman on 09/20/2012 - 01:31 pm.

    Name calling

    What is with this tendency of the GOP’s most strident harridan to perpetually fall back on the sort of lame-o name-calling that elementary school teachers try to discourage their charges from using?

    • Submitted by Paul Brandon on 09/20/2012 - 02:58 pm.

      When the facts are not with you

      Argue the law.
      When the law is not with you
      pound on the table.

      The Gospel according to Perry Mason

  2. Submitted by Janet Mondloh on 09/20/2012 - 02:25 pm.

    Harridan – had to look that up – but it’s a perfect description of Michele. Thanks for the vocabulary lesson.

  3. Submitted by James wallace on 09/29/2012 - 10:46 am.

    Bachmann’s anti-Graves ad

    Kind of hard for him to have done all that bad stuff – when he hasn’t been in office. As a Minnesotan one can only hope our long national embarrassment will at last come to a close.

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