Democrats to Run 'Boehner's a Baby' Ad During Bengals Game

Amanda Terkel at The Huffington Post reports that Cincinnati-area viewers of the Bengals-Patriots game will be "treated" to an ad attacking Speaker John Boehner to a baby throwing a temper tantrum.

The Democrats at House Majority PAC feature a close-up of a toddler crying for half the ad before an announcer says "Speaker John Boehner didn't get his way on shutting down health care reform. So, he's shut down the government and hurt the economy."

One might wonder how this ad played for a focus group. I'm guessing some might think this sounds like a toddler that scraped a knee, not one of those supermarket meltdowns that really grate.

Terkel reports "The group has launched a six-figure ad campaign in the districts of the nine Republican members it's targeting in the 2014 elections: Gary Miller (Calif.), Mike Coffman (Colo.), Rodney Davis (Ill.), Mike Fitzpatrick (Pa.), Michael Grimm (N.Y.), Joe Heck (Nev.), Dave Joyce (Ohio), John Kline (Minn.) and Steve Southerland (Fla.)."

Tim Graham
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