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Stephen Kruiser

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July 21, 2014 - 7:26 pm

Smell the sweat.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will launch a half-million-dollar television-ad campaign in Iowa on Tuesday against GOP nominee Joni Ernst, hitting her on entitlements.

“She’s proposed privatizing Social Security — gambling our savings in the stock market,” a female narrator says in the commercial, shared first with POLITICO. “Experts say that could be a windfall for Wall Street but a wipeout for us.”

“Joni Ernst — her ideas are just too extreme for Iowa,” the 30-second spot concludes.

The DSCC has reserved $188,000 in Des Moines, $145,000 in Davenport, $109,000 in Cedar Rapids and $72,000 in Sioux City between July 22 and August 4. It’s all broadcast, according to a source tracking the air war.

This a sizable early buy for the national party to make mid-summer, coming in the wake of an NBC News/Marist poll last week that showed the race tied at 43 percent. The Cook Political Report and Rothenberg Political Report also recently moved the contest from “Lean Democrat” to “Toss Up.”

It’s always amusing these days to see or hear the Democrats trot out the “OMG-PRIVATIZING SOCIAL SECURITY!” nonsense. Whenever anyone on the Left tries to put lipstick on the Obama economic pig about the only thing they can tout is the stock market’s performance. In fact they’re huge fans of it then. But the notion of people taking money that the government robs from them to invest in the market is still a Halloween story for them.

The Democrats are tired and old, even more so than the Republicans. The “extreme” bogeyman is all they’ve got. Extreme, of course, means “what most Americans outside of Manhattan, Los Angeles and San Francisco are comfortable with” and this tactic is losing its oomph.

So let ‘em keep at it.

Stephen Kruiser is a professional comedian and writer who has also been a conservative political activist for over two decades. A co-founder of the first Los Angeles Tea Party, Kruiser often speaks to grassroots groups around America and has had the great honor of traveling around the world entertaining U.S. troops.
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"FACT: Conservative women scare liberal men. "

I fail to see this as a negative.
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Fixed?
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It's amazing how the Democrats have devolved from FDR's 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.' to 'The only thing we have... is fear itself.'
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Stephen, you've left the close off the italics in your article, I think. It's forcing the whole page into italics.
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"Conservative women scare liberal men.

Hmmmm. "Liberal men."


Is that an oxymoron?

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Total lies. Fight back and call them out for fraudulent ads.
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