Missouri senate candidate Sarah Steelman is still working hard to ensure she wins the Republican primary. Now she is hitting her rival, John Brunner, with a new ad that is bizarre to say the least. Most intriguing? Her segue from discussing Brunner’s alleged desire to “give farm animals rights” straight into a discussion about her “pro-life” record.
“[Male voice over]: Brunner gave $10,000 to an extreme animal rights group, that was founded to give farm animals rights. [Shows cow] They worry about her ‘feelings.’ What’s next, therapy? [Steelman voice over]: I’m Sarah Steelman. In Missouri I lead the fight to ban partial birth abortion. I’ll be a pro-life senator.”
Is this a new twist on the women as livestock talking point? And how does one go straight from mocking cows to discussing the anti-choice agenda?
it’s a commercial so bad, you have to click here to see it, since her campaign won’t allow anyone to embed it.
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