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Fat Lady Hasn't Sung In Georgia

by Will Evans
Nov 7, 2008

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And you thought you were done with political ads on TV. Well, not if you're in Georgia.

Because Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) seems stuck below the 50-percent mark in Tuesday's balloting, the race under state law seems destined for a December run-off. Freedom's Watch doesn't have much going on these days, and it isn't wasting any time.

The group — which, depending on how you see it, either failed to fend off Democratic takeovers in Congress or succeeded in preventing worse Republican losses — has a new ad trashing Jim Martin, the Democrat challenging Chambliss.

"Jim Martin says he's a champion of lower taxes," the ad says. "I guess that must have been another Jim Martin who criticized a $100 million tax cut plan for Georgia families...His evil twin maybe? Or just the same old tax-and-spend Martin policies."

Both candidates also bought air time for their own ads. And so it continues...

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