Producer: McCarthy Marcus Hennings
Running Time: 00:30
Debut Date: 08/15/2008
Ad Buy: statewide in Kentucky
Cost: not available
Summary: The spot criticizes Lunsford for opposing offshore drilling and supporting higher energy taxes.
Script of "You Decide" (TV)
ANNOUNCER [v/o]: On gas prices, compare McConnell and Lunsford.
Billions of barrels of oil are off America's coast, but 85 percent is off limits.
(Text on screen: Department of the Interior; Tampa Tribune, 6/14/08)
McConnell is leading the fight for more exploration. Lunsford wouldn't open a single new acre for offshore drilling.
(Text on screen: Gas Price Reduction Act, 2008; Lunsford Campaign Web Site; Herald-Leader, 8/4/08)
McConnell opposes new energy taxes consumers would pay. Lunsford supports new energy taxes.
(Text on screen: Lunsford TV Ads; Poll Watchers, 5/21/08)
Whose plan will lower your gas prices? You decide.
(Text on screen: LunsfordGasTax.com)
MITCH MCCONNELL [v/o]: I'm Mitch McConnell, and I approve this message.
(Text on screen: TeamMitch.com; Paid For By McConnell Senate Committee '08)