The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which has bought $567,000 in TV ad time for the Massachusetts special Senate election, is up with its first attack ad against Republican nominee Scott Brown.
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The ad looks to take apart Brown's folksy, populist image, by telling voters to look "under the hood" of the pickup truck that he's been driving around the state. "On health care? Brown wants to be the deciding vote to kill Ted Kennedy's legislation," the announcer says, tying the debate over the health care bill to the legacy of the late Ted Kennedy.
The announcer then says that Brown has voted against funding for education, as well. "That's the real Scott Brown," the announcer concludes, with on-screen text also reminding voters in this Democratic state that Brown is a Republican. "Don't let him take us - or our kids -- for a ride."