Mitch McConnell's Latest Attack Ad Is Actually Pretty Funny

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Feb. 19 2013 12:25 PM

Mitch McConnell's Latest Attack Ad Is Actually Pretty Funny

TPM this morning flags Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's latest attack ad, which takes aim at a whole host of possible challengers the Kentucky Republican could face in a general election battle next year, including actress Ashley Judd and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. I'm embedding it below partly because McConnell's re-election bid is shaping up to be one of the highest-profile match-ups of 2014 and because, well, this particular cleverly edited video is rather hilarious as far as political ads go:

(TPM says the video was officially unveiled today but, fwiw, the YouTube time stamp says it has been live online since this past Friday.)

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