Facing a serious challenge in his District for first time in 23 years, new Campaign ad shows an out-of-touch House Speaker golfing with Obama
Ad: "If you have a Boehner lasting longer than 23 years, seek immediate medical attention"
Troy, Ohio --- A new provocative Campaign spot released in the battleground state of Ohio today asks the question: Does John Boehner suffer from 'electile dysfunction'?
The ad suggests that electile dysfunction could be a question of blood flow.
"Sometimes, when a politician has been in D.C. too long, it goes to his head," the announcer says as clips flash on-screen of John Boehner laughing with President Obama, John Boehner on the golf course with Obama, and John Boehner smiling while giving Obama a glowing "thumbs up" at the State of the Union address.
The ad - which is titled "When the Moment is Right" - is a spoof of Cialis commercials which air during 60 Minutes and other network programming.
Facing a questionable re-election back home for the first time in 23 years, Speaker Boehner is being challenged by a Tea Party candidate who paid for the ad.
The new campaign spot comes as Boehner himself is now advertising in the District - a sign that the once-comfy Congressman is worried about his re-election. It is the first time Boehner has advertised in four years.
All of this comes as Matt Bevin, another Tea Party challenger, is giving Mitch McConnell a run for his money in Kentucky. Both the Ohio race and the Kentucky race pit Tea Party candidates firmly against the establishment in D.C.
In closing, the new campaign spot warns: "If you have a Boehner lasting longer than 23 years, seek immediate medical attention." Or, simply vote.
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