By the way, that is a really scary mask you have on today – HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
If you are a first-time visitor, “Caught My Eye” is posted right here every Friday morning! This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. I often throw in a touch of sarcasm to make you smile – or to irritate you just a little – or maybe both.
Today I write about election night coverage, Walsh & Plagiarism & NRSC, Absentee Ballots, Daines & fundraising, Ryan Zinke’s records, Student’s Mock Election, Battle for the U.S. Senate, plus I have a winner who is Making Montana Proud!
The Ryan Zinke campaign released a new 30-second ad yesterday called “Shoot.”
As you can imagine, this ad is about guns. Gun rights are important to many Montanans.
The ad begins with, “Ryan Zinke was a Navy Seal.” (I think I have heard this somewhere before), and then adds, “He appreciates firearms – a Montana tradition.” The voice in the ad then says “John Lewis took money from pro-gun-control advocates, let them campaign for him.”
The voice in the ad then states: “Ryan Zinke is Montana. John Lewis is a Washington insider who will join team Pelosi and fight to keep Obamacare.”
I did get a good chuckle or two from the ad. I was a little disappointed that the ad did not have Ryan Zinke saying something like, “As a Navy Seal I once shot the legs off a fly from 500 yards away.”
Happy Monday! If you’ve watched much television recently, you’ve seen two new campaign ads from the major U.S. House candidates, Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke. Today I take a look at the two ads for Montana’s open U.S. House seat.
By the way, Roll Call has published an interesting story about the best television shows to air political advertisements. You can read it HERE.