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Ads Infinitum: Perry's "Bailout"

Just before the first GOP primary debate, Gov. Rick Perry's campaign released a new ad.

Just before the first GOP primary debate, Gov. Rick Perry's campaign released a new ad.

Titled "Bailout," the spot criticizing U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison's vote in favor of "the $700 billion Wall Street Bailout."

“Rick Perry’s election-year hypocrisy knows no bounds," responded Hutchison spokesman Joe Pounder, citing a letter Perry wrote encouraging Congress to pass the bailout. "Texans know that Rick Perry was for the bailout before he was against it."

Here's the ad:

 

 

Here's the script and the campaign's sourcing:

“Bailout” Script

TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Senator Hutchison: “I could not give a blank check for 700 billion dollars to anyone. I wouldn’t have given it to Ronald Reagan.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: September 30, 2008

Narrator: “Just one day later, Senator Hutchison bailed on Texans …”
TEXT ON SCREEN: October 1, 2008

Narrator: “… and voted for the 700 billion dollar Wall Street Bailout.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison voted FOR the $700 billion Wall Street Bailout

Senate voice: “Mr. Hatch, Aye. Mrs. Hutchison? Mrs. Hutchison, Aye.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: BAILOUT BOONDOGGLE New York Post, November 14, 2008

Narrator: “No surprise. For over 17 years, she’s voted for billions in earmarks, spending and more debt.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison has voted for BILLIONS in earmarks, spending and more debt.

Narrator: “Senator Hutchison, voting with Washington since 1993.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison Voting WITH Washington since 1993

“Bailout” Sourcing


TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Senator Hutchison: “I could not give a blank check for 700 billion dollars to anyone. I wouldn’t have given it to Ronald Reagan.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: September 30, 2008

Narrator: “Just one day later, Senator Hutchison bailed on Texans … “
TEXT ON SCREEN: October 1, 2008

Narrator: “… and voted for the 700 billion dollar Wall Street Bailout.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison voted FOR the $700 billion Wall Street Bailout

Senate voice: “Mr. Hatch, Aye. Mrs. Hutchison? Mrs. Hutchison, Aye.”

SOURCE: Roll Call Vote #213, 10/1/08, http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=110&session=2&vote=00213

Narrator: “No surprise. For over 17 years, she’s voted for billions in earmarks …”
TEXT ON SCREEN: BAILOUT BOONDOGGLE New York Post, November 14, 2008

SOURCE: “BAILOUT BOONDOGGLE,” New York Post,” 11/14/08, https://secure.nypost.com/seven/11142008/postopinion/editorials/bailout_boondoggle_138691.htm

Narrator: “… spending, and more debt.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison has voted for BILLIONS in earmarks, spending and more debt.

SOURCES:
Earmarks: “Hutchison defends earmarks despite Perry jabs,” Dallas Morning News, 10/9/09, http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/latestnews/stories/100909dnmetearmarks.3ed6311.html

Spending: “Hutchison sticks to Republican themes in trying to oust GOP governor,” Austin American-Statesman, 12/12/09, http://www.statesman.com/news/content/region/legislature/stories/2009/12/13/1213gopgov.html

Debt: “Hutchison-Perry gubernatorial battle shows trickiness of senate voting record,” Dallas Morning News, 1/11/09, http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-congvotes_11tex.ART.State.Edition2.4ba26b8.html

Narrator: “Senator Hutchison, voting with Washington since 1993.”
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison Voting WITH Washington since 1993

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