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Thursday, September 27, 2012

TV Stations Air Obama 'Murderer' Ads

How far can a candidate go in a TV spot and still get it on the air?  In Kentucky--anything goes.  The candidate is a long-haired young man named Andrew Beacham and, yes, he's running for Congress as an independent.  He's got one ad up that liken Obama to Hitler and Ted Bundy and a second that accuses him of mass murderer and shows several images of dead fetuses.  TV stations are free to turn away such ads but are not, though one says it might run it with a "disclaimer."  Beacham says he's a Tea Party fan and produces ads for Randall Terry.  One ad expert estimates that he's put about $3000 in the ads so far.  Here's one ad:

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