New Conservative Attack Ad Hits ... Mitch McConnell
Because he worked with Joe Biden on fiscal cliff deal
By Liam Carnahan, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 9, 2013 11:37 AM CST
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is not a favorite among conservatives these days.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

(Newser) – Let the payback begin. Conservative group ForAmerica has turned its sights on one of its own with a new web ad that calls out Mitch McConnell for his willingness to work with Democrats on the fiscal cliff deal, reports Politico. "Whose side are you on?" the ad asks above a picture of McConnell sandwiched between Joe Biden and President Obama. They'll run on Google pages in McConnell's home state of Kentucky as well as on the Daily Caller and Drudge Report.

McConnell, who hopes to avoid having a Republican challenger in the 2014 elections, irked conservatives by working out a last-minute deal with Biden that included tax hikes on the rich. “When Republicans agree to do what they did agree to do, then they are just as much tax-and-spend Democrats as Democrats are,” says ForAmerica leader Brent Bozell.

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Jan 10, 2013 2:20 PM CST
Ultra Conservative isn't ultra enough? Ultra-right, ultra-left -- but the middle has fallen out! Get the attorneys out of Congress and let the Government start working again. These elitists who only care about "winning" their position have to go -- Let them go back to lawyering and get out of Government since they cannot govern!!
Jan 10, 2013 10:37 AM CST
(R) 2014 & 2016 Gov. RICK PERRY Report: Will you embrace Obama to jump out of Fiscal Cliff together ? Sen. Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner won't, Texan won't either, Gov. Jerry Brown's fans will ! We won't either.
Jan 10, 2013 3:00 AM CST
..., well, the answer should be: "i am on america's side" ...