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Cuccinelli: ‘The Powerful & Well Connected Already Get Their Breaks’


Virginia’s Republican candidate for governor, Ken Cuccinelli, is up on the air with his second television ad:

Is it just me, or does the background music sound a lot like an acoustic version of Green Day’s “21 Guns“?

The script:

I’m Ken Cuccinelli.

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy.

But they are being overtaxed and over regulated.

I’ve a plan to make Virginia an engine for job growth.

It starts with closing tax loopholes and putting an end to special interest giveaways.

We’ll use the savings to cut taxes for those who’ve earned it: job creating small businesses and middle class families.

The powerful and well connected already get their breaks.

As Governor, I’ll be on your side.

Gee, who do you think he’s alluding to in his reference to “the powerful and well connected”?

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli , Terry McAuliffe


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