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Bachmann Ad: My Dem Opponent Voted To Tax Your Beer And Deep-Fried Bacon (VIDEO)

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As the Star Tribune points out, the Bachmann ad is based on Clark having previously voted for increases in the state's alcohol taxes, and for increases in the general sales taxes -- though the latter were not specifically targeted at items such as corn dogs and deep-fried bacon.

More importantly, the paper reports that the State Fair folks aren't too happy with the use of their logo in the ad:

A State Fair logo appears twice in the ad and Fair officials said Tuesday they were asking Bachmann's campaign to stop using the trademarked image.

"We are making a request to her office to end the unauthorized usage of the logo," said Brienna Schuette, a spokeswoman for the Fair. Schuette said the Bachmann campaign did not ask for permission.

"The State Fair does not endorse any candidate running for political office," she added.

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