Offensive Ad's Creator to Critics: 'Suck it'

Turn Right USA not apologizing for ad many are calling racist, sexist
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 15, 2011 12:18 PM CDT

(Newser) – If you were offended by the Turn Right USA ad featuring machine-gun-toting gangsters ordering a Democratic candidate for Congress to "Give me your cash, bitch, so we can shoot up the streets,” well, tough. Ladd Ehlinger Jr, the conservative filmmaker who created the ad, tells Salon that critics of the spot can “suck it.” The filmmakers fully intended to “piss a lot of people off,” and it’s worth it because the ad raises an important issue, he says. Watch the ad here or click for more of Ehlinger’s response. (Read more Congress stories.)

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