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

May 5, 2014 10:00 a.m.

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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