A Foley apology, translated.

Political ads dissected and explained.
Oct. 12 2006 5:38 PM

A Foley Apology, Translated

Slate's remixed campaign ads.

The man in charge of Republican re-election efforts in the House, Rep. Tom Reynolds, R-N.Y., is running a campaign ad apologizing for his role in the Mark Foley scandal. Click the video player to launch Slate's annotated version of the ad, which allows you literally to read between the lines.

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