Posted: 4:29 pm Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

New Jack Kingston ad depicts David Perdue as mannequin 

By Daniel Malloy

It’s not quite as indelible as the babies, but Jack Kingston hopes when you think of David Perdue in this closing week of the Senate Republican runoff, you think of a mannequin.

Above is the new closing spot from Kingston declaring Perdue is “just not the real thing.” Interestingly, it skips the tax hike charge and goes after Perdue on Common Core, immigration and the bank bailout.

(Perdue has said Common Core had good ideas but should be abandoned. A subsidiary of the National Retail Federation supported a so-called amnesty bill when Perdue was on the NRF board, but Perdue says he would support no such thing in Congress. And he said TARP was a decent taxpayer investment because we got the money back but says he would not have voted for it on principle.)

Perdue also rolled out an ad today:

He takes aim at Kingston, sticking with the babies and speaking direct to camera alleging that Kingston has a record of “22 years of liberal spending.” Kingston points out that conservative groups give him high marks and he has cut real spending on the Appropriations Committee in recent years.

32 comments
CuriousPrime
CuriousPrime

Kingston says "he" cut real spending."  So, exactly what did he "cut;"  border patrol, national parks, infrastructure, Pell Grants, VA medical, Israel, Big Bird, CIA, NSA, financial oversight...what?  

EdUktr
EdUktr

Note to Daniel Malloy: Amnesty bills are those which mock our borders by allowing law breakers to remain in the United States and to continue driving down American wages.

Just as the National Retail Federation bill did.

honested
honested

All this argument over 'common core'.

I thought all republicans had a common core......rotten.

TheCentrist
TheCentrist

For a short time, my label that dates bck to 2009 will show up, until it goes back to code.  I'm having problems logging with my new one.


1. How many more legislators does Georgia need who recognize a "good idea" but would vote against it?  

2. Kingston hasn't had 22-years of liberal spending, but he does have 8-years of unbridled, off-budget (supplemental) conservative spending. 

3.  Remember the 2007 bank bailout that had absolutely no controls?  Rememberwhen  liberals forced Congress to reserve 50% of the fund to be appropriated during the succeeding administration so that big banks could be held accountable? 

The_Real_Centrist
The_Real_Centrist

Let them sling all the mud that they want at each other.  I'll be voting for Michelle in November.

DS
DS

It's hard for me to believe Jack Kingston claims to be a tight spender when, at this very moment, he's trying to force the military to keep flying the A-10, a plane the Pentagon would rather ground.

Kingston's meddling would cost taxpayers about $3 billion over the next five years on a program the Air Force doesn't even want.

I don't mind the government investing my taxes on things we really need; in fact, I'm an enthusiastic supporter of that. But I just cannot stand such wasteful spending, and I think Kingston is a big hypocrite on this.

TheCentrist
TheCentrist

OK, Perdue is a mannequin, but Jack is a puppet.  One is a crafted object that looks good but can't do anything, and the other is an inanimate object that has  masters pulling its strings. 

Kamchak
Kamchak

@EdUktr 

Amnesty bills...

Ronaldo Reaganendez says, "What?"

LookbeforeIleap
LookbeforeIleap

@DS 

Having flown the A-10, I can tell you the F-35 is a rather poor substitute.

The F-35 is a multi-role (HUGE buzzword in DoD) aircraft that does many things well, none of them great.

And I can also tell you, the antipathy towards my beloved 'hog comes from the bean counters and the policy makers, NOT the commanders - especially the ground troop commanders.

td1234
td1234

@DS I think you may want to talk to the troops that served on the front line as to what they think about the A-10. 

The_Real_Centrist
The_Real_Centrist

@DS    The military wants to retire the A-10, but the Republicans want to continue it.  Go figure.

TBS
TBS

@The_Centrist 

Aweeeeeeeeeeeeee

Centrist is whining again........... and again............ and again............. and again

CuriousPrime
CuriousPrime

@The_Centrist Apparently, you either can't read or you have a comprehension problem.  How can the original be a fake?  

DS
DS

@LookbeforeIleap You flew the A-10? That's cool. I tip my hat to you.

But I do think these things should be decided by the Secretary of Defense, service chiefs, joint chiefs, and experts in planning, not congressional reps.

I read Robert Gates' book, Duty, and he saved his biggest criticism for Congress. They only care about defense dollars flowing into their districts, not military planning. Their feeding at the federal trough used up too much of his budget on stuff he didn't want or need, making it really difficult for him to find money to pay for things he did need.

Kamchak
Kamchak

 I think you may want to talk to the troops that served on the front line as to what they think about the A-10. 

I think that the military is in no way run like a democracy.

td1234
td1234

@Kamchak Well damn Kammie poo actually had a valid comment. 

EdUktr
EdUktr

@Kamchak @The_Centrist

ADOLESCENT

TBS
TBS

@EdUktr @Kamchak @The_Centrist 

Ed the repetitive boy

You need to post that Huff Po link for the 100th time.

Some folks might have missed it

bwhahahaha

Kamchak
Kamchak

Your next valid comment will be your first valid comment, sport.