Category Archives: attack ad

Fischer calls Heiner ad “deceitful”

With almost a week until Election Day, Democrat Greg Fischer has released a new commercial slamming Republican Hal Heiner’s recent advertisement, calling it “deceitful” for alleging that former independent mayoral candidate Jackie Green was given something in return for his endorsement. From The ‘Ville Voice: The 30-second ad claims Fischer has been exonerated from any […]

Heiner slams Fischer over Green endorsement in new ad

Launching the first attack ad in the race for mayor of Louisville, Republican Hal Heiner renewed his call for Democrat Greg Fischer to release the documents that were drafted with former mayoral candidate Jackie Green, an independent who withdrew after being promised “significant input” in selecting a cabinet-level office. From the Heiner campaign: In an […]

Heiner slaps Fischer over JCPS in latest ad

In a new advertisement, Republican Hal Heiner calls out Democrat Greg Fischer for following his lead in criticizing the Jefferson County Public School student assignment plan. In September, the GOP nominee for mayor released a commercial saying it is time to end the “failed student assignment plan”, which Fischer called inappropriate at the time. From […]

Local Democrats attack Heiner on bridges project

The Jefferson County Democratic Party has released an advertisement via YouTube against Republican mayoral candidate Hal Heiner, which alleges he has a financial stake in pushing for the construction of the East End bridge. The 39-second attack ad says Heiner, who represents the 19th District on the Metro Council, owns a business park in southern […]

GOP ad calls out Conway flip-flop on Bush tax cuts

With the general election less than four weeks away, the National Republican Senatorial Committee has unveiled an ad against Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Jack Conway that accuses the state’s attorney general of waffling on extending tax cuts enacted under former President George W. Bush: And the thing is — the ad is pretty much spot […]

King ad attacks Fischer

The latest television advertisement from Democratic mayoral candidate and Metro Councilman Jim King, D-10, is the first attack ad of the race and it slams businessman Greg Fischer. The 30-second commercial claims that the Democratic frontrunner backs Republican candidates, mislead the public about a business award and made business deals that didn’t put Louisville’s interests […]

Jack attacks

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway was out of town during the heated nose-to-nose protests over U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning’s one-man crusade to block extension of unemployment benefits, but he did tape his first television campaign ad, which focuses on the recent fiasco. The advertisement also takes time to throw jabs […]

Thieneman campaign releases TV ad

Keeping with his reputation as a tough campaigner, Republican mayoral candidate Chris Thieneman released a television spot that he intends to run as the mayoral race heats up. The 30-second commercial criticizes different disputes and development deals made by outgoing Mayor Jerry Abramson, and focuses heavily on transparency in Metro government. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwcoLVUynWA&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] The spot also […]

And now, for something more entertaining

Both Bruce Lunsford and the DSCC are upping the ante with new ads that crib the classic McConnell style of attack advertising: Lighthearted, weird, funny, but biting. Bread and circuses. Also included is one of the original “Hounds” ads McConnell ran in 1984 against Dee Huddleston. Here ya go.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_1tQ2_Hr_s[/youtube][youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC8QSGvRDLE[/youtube][youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K4KOhlZR9s[/youtube]

Flier slimes Katie King

Another disgusting attack campaign flier has hit Louisville’s political scene. This one is aimed at District Court Judge candidate Katie King, daughter of Metro Council President Jim King. Sent to “King James” and “Princess Kathryn”, the flier contains two pictures allegedly of King with her bent over showing a tattoo on her back and the […]