When I saw the ad I couldn’t figure out why Senator Mitch McConnell would post a video like that. It seemed so out of place until I saw a Kentucky Opportunity Coalition ad called "Deserve." When you watch the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition ad called "Deserve" you will notice it includes some of the B-Roll In Senator Mitch McConnell’s “Working for Kentuckians” ad.
We all know Senator Mitch McConnell’s campaign can’t supply a super PAC with video B-Roll to make a Mitch McConnell friendly ad, it’s against the law, but it would be OK to download B-Roll from Senator Mitch McConnell’s Youtube Channel. So we’re back to asking why did Senator Mitch McConnell upload a Youtube B-Roll political ad? Could it be Senator Mitch McConnell was coordinating with a friendly super PAC?
The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition’s treasurer is Caleb Crosby. Does that name ring a bell? It Should because Caleb Crosby is also the treasurer of Karl Rove’s American Crossroads, Crossroads GPS and Kentuckians for Strong Leadership.
I’ve always believed that Senator Mitch McConnell and his campaign is working hand in hand with friendly super PAC’s as I have documented here and here and Senator Mitch McConnell’s B-Roll web ad only strengthens that belief.
Senator Mitch McConnell loves to slip around Kentucky and meet with folks friendly to his campaign. However when he gets wind that someone might attend one of these gatherings and ask a tough question he uses his power to enlist law enforcement to stop that sort of stuff.
Courier Journal U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign on Monday barred Joe Sonka, the news editor for LEO Weekly magazine, from attending a press conference following a round-table discussion with veterans. The campaign called on the Louisville Metro Police to make sure that Sonka, who has been critical of McConnell in the past, from entering the conference room at the Hilton Garden Inn, on Crittenden Drive, where the event was held. Read more.
Just about everybody says Mitch McConnell laid an egg at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Worse for Kentucky’s senior senator, he might have handed the opposition a golden Mike-Dukakis-in-the-tank moment.
The campaign of Alison Lundergan Grimes, McConnell’s almost certain Democratic foe in the fall (provided he beats tea party-tilting Matt Bevin in the May GOP primary), is already pouncing on McConnell’s misfortune. “Biggest Gaffe of the Year” says a fresh press release from Team Switch.
McConnell made his grand entrance at CPAC packing heat. He beamed and brandished what looked like a pioneer-style Kentucky Long Rifle. The smoke pole was a replica – an award from a grateful National Rifle Association to Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., who is retiring for health reasons.
Charlton Heston’s famous gun-hugging brought down the house at NRA conventions. McConnell’s reprise bombed at CPAC.
The only decent applause he got was when he passed the rifle to Coburn. After that, McConnell delivered a brief bloviation full of his usual anti-Democratic sound and fury. But it signified nothing based on the crowd’s not so gung-ho response.