Station 'Forgets' to Air O'Donnell Infomercial

24-minute spot only shown online
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Nov 1, 2010 1:44 PM CDT
A shot from O'Donnell's infomercial.   (Vimeo via Huffington Post)

(Newser) – Following the lead of President Obama's 2008 campaign, Christine O’Donnell has made a 24-minute campaign ad to show on the eve of the election—but the Delaware cable station her campaign paid to run it hasn’t done so, the Huffington Post reports. “The campaign bought the time last week, but we seem to be getting the runaround when it comes to finding out why the program is not airing,” said a spokesman.

O’Donnell had told supporters it would appear last night; when it didn’t, she said to watch it this morning—only to tweet "This isn't our show either!" shortly after 10am today. A campaign source told the Washington Post that the station “forgot to air it” both times. The commercial shows the Republican Senate candidate traveling around Delaware and talking to voters then features ads attacking opponent Chris Coons. It's supposed to air this afternoon and tomorrow. HuffPo has it here.

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