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Busansky & Bilirakis: Lastest Ad Exchange



Gus Bilirakis' spot uses a British Robin Leach-esque voice-over to paint Phyllis Busansky as a "socialite" who raised taxes to bankroll "lavish spending on herself."  (Back-up Bilirakis' ad is here:  Download meet_socialite_phyllis_busansky.doc & "Adwatch" Response from Busansky is hereDownload AdWatchBilirakisattack.doc)

Busansky goes to the other extreme, invoking a populist montage that splices man-on-the-street testimonials about insurance woes with a narrator who describes Bilirakis as "part of the problem," citing his legislative votes and hefty "contributions" from the insurance industry. Back-up materials are here: Download contributions_script_backup.pdf & Download contributions_ad_gb_ntu_survey.pdf)

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:34am]


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