Sharron Angle has a new ad in the Nevada Senate race, employing some populist class envy against Harry Reid: He's rich, while Nevada voters are suffering in the bad economy.
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"Harry Reid versus -- you," the announcer says. "Harry Reid, living large in the D.C. Ritz Carlton. You, living in the state with the highest unemployment rate, worried about paying the mortgage. Harry Reid, making a million dollars from a sweetheart land deal. You, just trying to make ends meet, wondering how you're going to take care of your family. Harry Reid, pushing loopholes and ethics laws for his own family. You -- had enough?"
This ad is something of a follow-up from an exchange from last week's debate, when Angle accused Reid: "You came from Searchlight to the Senate with very little. Now you're one of the richest men in the U.S. Senate." As Reid answered back, this is not true -- he was a successful lawyer who made good investments (in real estate, to be exact), and he said that Angle's suggestion that he enriched himself as a Senator was "simply false." Be that as that may, it isn't stopping Angle from pushing the theme in her ads.
The TPM Poll Average gives Angle a lead of 48.5%-47.4%.