GOP Candidate Pulls A Gun, Pledges To ‘Unload’ On Obamacare In Ad

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Nothing is more conservative than guns and hating Obamacare, which might explain why multiple congressional candidates have now combined them in one of their campaign ads.

First was Will Brooke in Alabama. Now Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst, vying for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate race, has released her own version.

“Joni Ernst will take aim at wasteful spending. And once she sets her sights on Obamacare, Joni’s gonna unload,” the ad’s narrator says while Ernst fires shots at a shooting range.

“Give me a shot,” Ernst says to the camera as the ad concludes.

Her campaign declines to disclose to the Washington Post how much it would spend on the ad, but said it would air on broadcast and cable TV.

Ernst has a knack for provocative campaign ads: She also touted her history castrating pigs in a previous spot.

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  1. Proving that gun fetishists are not restricted by gender–though it ofter seems that way.


    “Nothing is more conservative than guns and hating Obamacare…”

    Well, hating people who aren’t white and straight is right up there too, y’know.

  3. or, you could just cut out the middle(wo)man and shoot those who have obtained health insurance via ACA.

    Because FREEDOM and pro-life, also, too.

  4. Avatar for sjk sjk says:

    She’s just trying to impress $arah Pay-lin.

  5. You would think the folks that make these campy, tacky and trite ads would have their act together given how long they have been doing it.

    In the ad Ernst is winking as she takes aim. Only amateurs do that. Experienced shooters do not shut an eye while aiming anymore than an experienced microscopist winks when looking through a monocular scope. I doubt she has ever used a weapon in the past.

    This was someone’s idea of what was cool but its rankly corny and poorly done.

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