2008 Desperate Measures
posted by October 29 at 10:26 AMon
Republican Liddy Dole is the wife of Bob Dole—Dole was the John McCain of the ‘96 presidential election, for you youngsters—and a Senator from North Carolina. She’s up for reelection this year and she’s trailing in the polls. Dole’s Democratic opponent, Kay Hagan, is a Sunday school teacher and an elder in her Presbyterian church. So what does Dole accuse Hagan of being? Naturally Dole accuses Hagan of being a “godless American,” an atheist who’s taking “Godless money.” Hagan’s got a secret Godless agenda, says Dole.
Hagan, like a modern Democrat, hits back hard:
Furious about a new political ad in North Carolina that suggests she’s “godless,” state Sen. Kay Hagan said she’d seek a cease-and-desist order against U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole’s campaign if the television spot isn’t pulled in the next 24 hours…. Her campaign said they’d delivered letters to Dole’s Raleigh and Salisbury offices and her Washington, D.C., home giving the campaign 24 hours to pull the ad before they took legal recourse in court.