Gov. Rick Perry's latest TV spot marks the first appearance of "liberal Barney Frank" in Texas's GOP primary race ad wars.
The Massachusetts congressman narrowly beat Perry's opponent, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, to be named "Porker of the Year" by Citizens Against Government Waste.
The ad, called "1993," hits this point and a number of others to make its case that "Sen. Hutchison went to Congress to change Washington, but Washington changed her."
The sourcing has been provided online. Here's the script:
TEXT ON SCREEN: Congress
TEXT ON SCREEN: Scandals
TEXT ON SCREEN: Wasteful Spending
After 17 years in Washington
TEXT ON SCREEN: After 17 years in Washington
Senator Hutchison’s rhetoric is her record
TEXT ON SCREEN: Hutchison 1993 ad
TEXT ON SCREEN: Cut Pork?
She voted for billions in earmarks
TEXT ON SCREEN: She voted FOR billions in earmarks
And was runner-up for pork barrel spender of the year by Citizens Against Government Waste
TEXT ON SCREEN: runner-up Pork Barrel Spender of the Year
Finishing second to liberal Barney Frank
TEXT ON SCREEN: Sources found at WashingtonKay.com
TEXT ON SCREEN: Cut Spending?
She voted for the $700 billion Wall Street Bailout
TEXT ON SCREEN: She voted for the $700 billion Wall Street Bailout
And has voted to increase the debt limit 9 times
TEXT ON SCREEN: Voted to INCREASE debt limit 9 times
Senator Hutchison went to Congress to change Washington but Washington changed her
TEXT ON SCREEN: Senator Hutchison went to Congress to change Washington but Washington changed her