The Campaign Spot

Blanche Lincoln Is Aiming for the Tea Party Vote, No?

The expectation was that Arkansas lieutenant governor Bill Halter’s bid for the U.S. Senate would force Blanche Lincoln to the left, and put her back on the bandwagon for health care.

But take a look at her first ad of the campaign, where she touts her votes against money for Wall Street, the auto-industry bailout, the public option, and cap-and-trade:

Wouldn’t these stances get her applause from just about any Tea Party rally in the nation?