Thursday, October 14, 2010

CD7: Americans for Tax Reform Targets Grijalva

Posted By on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 8:32 PM

Politico reports that Grover Norquist's crew is dropping nearly a quarter-million dollars into TV advertising against Congressman Raul Grijalva:

In another sign that Democratic Rep. Raul Grijlava’s once-safe seat is in play, an anti-tax group is rolling out an independent ad targeting the Arizona congressman for calling for an economic boycott against his state.

Americans for Tax Reform said it plans to spend $230,000 to run the ad, which blasts Grijalva for urging a boycott of Arizona after Republican Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation in April cracking down on illegal immigration.

“Raul Grijalva, with our state facing 10 percent unemployment, called for a boycott on Arizona that could have led to the destruction of our economy,” says a narrator in the ad, a copy of which was obtained by POLITICO. “The Arizona Republic called his actions ‘irresponsible” and ‘beneath contempt.’”

Read the whole thing here.

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