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Bielat Campaign Produces Attack Ad Of Barney Frank As Hip-Swerving Disco Queen (VIDEO)


The ad splices audio of Frank dispelling the notion of a dot-com-like housing bubble on to while images of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and AIG drift across the screen.

The segment ends with a required disclosure, which Bielat renders thus: "(obligatory McCain-Feingold-incumbent-protection-mandated-message loved by anti-liberty forces everywhere)".

Watch the vid here.

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