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Sen. Dole levels ‘godless’ charge against opponent

By David Edwards
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 16:22 EDT
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Elizabeth Dole has launched a new ad attacking her Democratic opponent for taking money from “Godless Americans.”

Kay Hagan who is running against Dole released said she would seek a cease-and-desist order against Dole’s ad. Hagan released a statement criticizing Dole for the attack.

“I am absolutely appalled at Elizabeth Dole’s vile tactics. This is politics of the worst kind, and I know it has ben rejected by North Carolinians at every level. It is so unbecoming of a woman like Elizabeth Dole. This is a fabricated, pathetic ad.”

CNN Republican consultant Alex Castellanos thinks the ad shows a weakness in Dole’s campaign. Castellanos said, “When you’re making ads that says there is no god it usually mean that your campaign doesn’t have much of a prayer.”

This video is from CNN’s Situation Room, broadcast October 29, 2008.



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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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