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... it is perfectly possible to conduct talk radio at a high level of seriousness, and several talkers do well at matching the quality of their shows to their intellectual pedigree. Consider Hugh Hewitt (Michigan Law School), Michael Medved (Yale Law School), William Bennett (Harvard Law and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Texas) -- all three of these brainiacs have popular shows on the Salem Radio Network.
Club PAC Launches TV, Radio Ads in NY-23
Washington – Club for Growth PAC began a $250,000 television and radio ad campaign today in the special election for New York's 23rd Congressional District. The campaign follows Club PAC's recent endorsement of Doug Hoffman, a Republican running on the Conservative ticket, over liberal Republican Dede Scozzafava and Democrat Bill Owens.
“At a time when 100% of House Republicans did the right thing in opposing President Obama’s big spending 'stimulus' plan that has failed to boost our economy, and a time when House and Senate Republicans have the unity and the votes needed to defeat big labor’s odious Card Check bill, it is outrageous to think that the New York Republican Party would offer up a nominee who supports the Obama/Pelosi stimulus and Card Check,” said Club President Chris Chocola. “There's hardly a distinction between the Republican and Democratic candidates in this race.”
Club PAC's television ad (seen below) will run in all three of the principle TV markets in NY-23 and asks the question, “Who's more liberal: Dede Scozzafava or Bill Owens?” In the State Assembly, Scozzafava supported Governor Paterson's massive tax-and-spend budget, while Scozzafava and Owens both support the union-backed Card Check bill and President Obama's budget-busting "stimulus" plan.
A Club PAC radio ad (available below) will also run throughout the district and focuses on Scozzafava's liberal voting record and her support of the Democratic agenda.
“Doug Hoffman offers voters an alternative to a big tax and spend Democrat and a big tax and spend Republican,” added Chocola. “On the question of which candidate in this race would consistently and strongly support policies that grow our economy, Hoffman is the only choice.”
Al & Cathy Annexstad, Shorewood, Minnesota
Bill Cooper, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, TCF Financial Corporation, and former Chairman of Republican Party of Minnesota.
Mark Davis, Chairman, Cambria
Megan Doyle, Founder, Hope for the City
Jeff Larson, Former CEO, 2008 MSP Host Committee and Partner, FLS Connect.
Susan Marvin, President, Marvin Windows
Tim Owens, CEO, Voyager Bank
Tom Stauber, President & owner, Edwards Sales
Bob Ulrich, Former CEO, Target
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