Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue and Congressman Jack Kingston got early jumps in the TV ad wars for the approaching GOP U.S. Senate primary. Perdue’s ad was clever, with crying babies adorned with the trappings of his opponents, including the candidates’ names appearing on the babies’ diapers. But the ad failed to state the candidate’s name, except at the end. At press time the ad had gained Perdue a fairly limited bump in name identification. Kingston’s ad was stronger as a name identification tool, but a little too ‘country’ to help with metro-Atlanta Republicans. Both get an A for effort by getting out early, but as for their first ads…a bit Drifting
The Georgia Senate last week found time to vote on a couple of issues other than the redistricting process they were called back to Atlanta to sort out – one of those being the Atlanta law enforcement training center that has become a focus of national controversy. On Friday a resolution was introduced voicing support for the facility, which the Senate broadly supported by a 46-5 margin. All those opposed were Democrats, (three more abstained from voting) but the vote shows widespread support just as recent polls have. Georgia support for the state of the art training facility for police and other law enforcement is RISING…
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