Posted Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 11:02 AM
ROCHESTER, NY -- After the debate last night, Democratic candidate Kathy Hochul told reporters that one of the areas of the budget she wants to cut is foreign aid.
"I'm looking at the defense budget," said Kochul. "I'm looking at our payments to foreign countries like Pakistan. I think we need to reevaluate some of those relationships."
Hochul's echoing that message with a TV ad, most of which I captured in full grainy-o-vision before leaving my hotel today. "There is wasteful spending in Washington," says Hochul in the ad, "and I'm going to fight to get rid of it. I'd start with foreign aid to Pakistan, and every other country that doesn't support us."