Tea Party Express to Murkowski: 'You Lost' - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Tea Party Express to Murkowski: ‘You Lost’

Following last month’s ad from Let Freedom Ring that painted Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski as Daddy Frank’s little princess who thinks she’s entitled to her seat, Tea Party Express came up with their own effort to take down the incumbent’s write-in campaign:

The Associated Press reports Murkowski is warning Alaska broadcasters not to air the ads, because they are “littered with lies and intentional mischaracterizations” about her and her write-in campaign. One aspect of the ad she disputes is that she “manipulated” the Libertarian Party to ask them to put her on their ticket in Alaska. But her behavior screams “sore loser:”

Murkowski has acknowledged not being ready for the impact the group would have. It ran seemingly ubiquitous ads in the primary’s final stretch after touring the state for weeks, holding at-times sparsely attended rallies.

Murkowski promised to avoid a repeat this time. She is running ads aimed at Tea Party Express featuring people vowing not to be “fooled” again, saying the group is poised to drop a “dirty money bomb” and is trying to “take our seat.”

Murkowski has called Tea Party Express an outside “extremist” group that “hijacked” the state GOP.

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