This ad about Terry McAuliffe absolutely has to get back up on the air.

I don’t care what people have to spend: do it.


Ed Morrissey is similarly in awe of the sheer bare-knuckles TRUTH of it all, and notes that reportedly it moves the needle:


Jim [Geraghty] published an e-mail from Matt Mackowiak of PSG in his Morning Jolt today:

We ran a focus group, conducted by nationally-respected McLaughlin and Associates, to test the effectiveness of our “Don’t Let Them Detroit Virginia” ad, which you exclusively reported a few weeks back.

Here’s the ad, which has now been viewed over 20,000 times on YouTube alone.

Here’s a short summary of ballot movement after viewing:

GOP voters: +8
Dem voters: +4
Independents: +2
Women: +4 (McAuliffe loses 4)
Men: +5
Over 40: +6
Overall ballot: +5

So if you’re a representative for a group looking to throw down some serious cash on just-in-time Virginia advertising, well, this certainly will get the Left to freak. Because, again: it’s all true.

Moe Lane (crosspost)

PS: Ken Cuccinelli for governor of Virginia.

PPS: To help put this ad on the air, visit:


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