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New Allen West Ad Contrasts Military Service with Opponent’s Drunken Arrest

Bubbalou Wrote: Sep 30, 2012 1:15 PM
I was assigned to 3-16th FA, a few miles away from Taji on Highway 2. I had met west prior to deployment, and was shocked to learn of this incident. Unfortunately for many, every word above is true.

Rep. Allen West is out with a new ad that slams his opponent Patrick Murphy by contrasting what each was doing on Feb. 16, 2003. Spoiler alert: it ends with Murphy’s mug shot. Ouch:

February 16, 2003 Fort Hood, Texas, Lt. Colonel Allen West had just received deployment orders and prepares his men to go to war. That night, South Beach, Miami, Patrick Murphy is thrown out of a club for fighting covered in alcohol and unable to stand. Murphy then confronts and verbally assaults a police officer. Patrick...