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Mitch McConnell For Senate: "Thanks Bruce"

Producer: McCarthy Marcus Hennings

Mitch McConnell For Senate: "Thanks"


Running Time: 00:30

Debut Date: 07/25/2008

Ad Buy: statewide in Kentucky


Cost: not available

Summary: McConnell blames Lunsford for high gasoline prices in Kentucky.

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Script of "Thanks Bruce" (TV)

MITCH McCONNELL [v/o]: I'm Mitch McConnell, and I approve this message.

(Text on screen:

ANNOUNCER [v/o]: Kentucky's state gas tax just went up -- again. Who lobbied for automatic gas tax increases? Bruce Lunsford.

(Text on screen: Kentucky Gas Tax On The Rise; Kentucky Gas Tax To Jump July 1; WHAS Web Site; Local 12 News Web Site, 6/16/08)

WOMAN: [pumping gas] Thanks, Bruce.

ANNOUNCER: The Lunsford automatic gas tax increases have cost Kentuckians hundreds of millions.

(Text on screen: Courier-Journal, 6/16/08)

PEOPLE AT THE PUMP: Thanks, Bruce.

ANNOUNCER [v/o]: And Lunsford brags...

BRUCE LUNSFORD [from clip]: We changed the way we tax gas in this state that gave us a budget that could grow.

(Text on screen: May 2008, Lunsford Campaign Video)

PEOPLE AT THE PUMP: Thanks, Bruce.

ANNOUNCER [v/o]: Thank Bruce Lunsford -- for higher gas taxes.

(Text on screen:; Paid For By McConnell Senate Committee '08)

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