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Thom Tillis’ campaign paid too much attention to what he said and not enough to what you see in his new TV ad.
It’s a perfect set-up for his opponents, whether Republicans or Kay Hagan.
Tillis looks and sounds like the Mitt Romney that people hated in 2012: a wealthy corporate boardroom guy surrounded by white men in suits. The ad screams: I’m most at home in the corporate suites and at the head of the conference table.
Not exactly a man of the people.
Tillis’ message, of course, is a predictable attack on Obamacare. Yes, voters are down on Big Government. But they’re not exactly high on Big Business.
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# dap916
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 6:47 PM

What in the world do you think is in that ad that makes Tillis look like Mitt Romney? What makes you think that it will leave the impression with ANYONE that Tillis is "surrounded by white men in suits". Man, you needed to take a longer time away from politics than you just came back from. My God!!! Your presentation here has absolutely NOTHING to do with what is said in that ad by Tillis.

Grant you, I'm not a real huge Thom Tillis dude...but, here on TAP, we "regulars" (and I include the liberal/left folks that come here to read your stuff) are totally confused at how you believe this Tillis ad makes him look somehow like Mitt. I think you saw that "Mitt Tillis" phrase somewhere in one of your progressive/liberal blog sites and wanted SO badly to use it here, this is the best you could come up with.

Not a good job, Gary Pearce. Pretty lame, actually.
# Reaganite
Saturday, January 11, 2014 6:56 PM
Tillis is a lousy candidate, and for some of the same reasons that Romney was. Tilis' ad was useless fluff. I am glad he is wasting his money on this, because we have two other candidates who can beat Hagan, unlike Tillis. We just have to get one of the others through the primary.
# dap916
Monday, January 13, 2014 12:01 PM
Exactly "R". I think it's gonna take money. Shouldn't be that way...but it is. Ignoring that is a HUGE mistake. Gotta pick a candidate and donate. A lack of campaign funds means losing. It's just a fact in most cases (I said "most" here because I know how people like to point to exceptions to prove something said wrong).
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