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“The evidence shows Georgia is falling behind other states,” said Carter spokesman Bryan Thomas, adding: “If Gov. Deal thinks this is the best we can do, then it’s clear that Georgia needs new leadership and a new vision for our state.”
The Democratic Party of Georgia also poked fun at the lack of diversity in the ad:
Here’s the text of the spot, which is called “Mean:”
Narrator: Georgia is on the move.
[TV anchors rattle off jobs deals]
Narrator: But what’s it really mean?
Deal: “People now have hope. Jobs are coming to their communities. It allows families to say to their children, ‘If you do get an education, there is going to be a job right here in Georgia that you stay and you can be employed and that way we’ll get to see our grandchildren in the process.”