NH governor set to take more PAC attacks
September 30, 2010
Posted by Kevin Landrigan on nashuatelegraph.com:
"Gov. John Lynch’s re-election campaign is bracing for another wave of independent attack ads that it expects will be the biggest to date.
"The National Organization for Marriage [NOM] will again launch an attack advertising campaign against Lynch, The Telegraph has confirmed.
... "NOM purchased $425,000 in television and radio ads scheduled to begin airing Monday.
"The 30-second TV commercial will accuse Lynch of breaking promises to the voters on spending, taxes, marriage equality and the release of violent criminals ... ,according to officials with knowledge of the new ads.
... "This is a third round of anti-Lynch ads from this group [NOM] that was the first to go after Lynch, a three-term Democrat seeking to be the first in history to win a fourth, two-year term.
"NOM officials have previously made clear that Lynch is a big target for them on Nov. 2 as the only sitting governor in the country to sign a law legalizing marriage for gay and lesbian couples.
... "Lynch campaign manager Pamela Walsh appealed to supporters today for financial support, noting that NOM will spend to air each week 10 times what Lynch’s campaign is spending.
“'This spring, the National Organization for Marriage launched a deceptive, outrageous attack ad on Gov. Lynch’s strong record of fiscal responsibility,' Walsh wrote in a statement on Facebook.
“'But, the National Organization for Marriage isn’t really interested in budgets, spending or the truth.'”
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