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Politics Loeffler paints herself as 'more conservative than Attila the Hun' in new campaign ad

23:06  21 september  2020
23:06  21 september  2020 Source:   thehill.com

Loeffler Ad Boasts She’s More Conservative Than Attila the Hun

  Loeffler Ad Boasts She’s More Conservative Than Attila the Hun In a relentless Trumpier-than-thou competition with Doug Collins, the appointed senator’s extremism could cost her in a general election runoff.Loeffler, meanwhile, was a political neophyte with some questionable connections as co-owner of Atlanta’s WNBA franchise (a league famously committed to feminist and racial equality values that are anathema to most conservatives) and a former big-time donor to Mitt Romney. Her main recommendation for the Senate, it seemed — other than the vague idea she would appeal to suburban women — was that she and her husband are roughly as rich as Croesus.

In the ad from Loeffler 's campaign , a woman asks, "Did you know Kelly Loeffler was ranked the most conservative senator in America?" to which a man replies, "Yup, she 's more conservative than Attila the Hun ." The scene cuts to a scene of a warrior who is purportedly Attila the Hun , who grunts at a

With the new Attila the Hun advertisement , however, Loeffler seems to be setting herself up as a conservative of epic, if not historic, proportions. While the political ad may help her overcome Collins, there is no doubt that it will not help her with moderates and centrists should she end up facing a

Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) is comparing herself to an unlikely historical figure in a new campaign ad - Attila the Hun.

a woman talking on a cell phone: Loeffler paints herself as 'more conservative than Attila the Hun' in new campaign ad © Greg Nash Loeffler paints herself as 'more conservative than Attila the Hun' in new campaign ad

Loeffler's 30-second ad aims to paint the Georgia Republican as voters' most conservative option ahead of the Nov. 3 special election in which she faces several candidates including Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.).

In the ad released by Loeffler's campaign Monday, a man lounging on a couch describes the senator as "more conservative than Attila the Hun," the ruthless ruler of the Hunnic Empire.

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Kelly Loeffler of Georgia is looking to highlight her conservative voting record in a new ad that compares her to Attila the Hun . Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes.

The ad for the Georgia senator, who was reportedly selected to bring in moderate voters, spoke about how the ancient ruler wanted to 'fight China', 'attack big government', and 'eliminate the liberal scribes'.

The ad then cuts to a clip of an actor seemingly portraying Attila who grunts out orders to another actor who speaks the orders out as he takes notes.

"Fight China, got it," the note-taker says.

The other orders he repeats from "Attila" include, "attack big government" and "eliminate the liberal scribes."

"More conservative than Attila the Hun. Kelly Loeffler, 100 percent Trump voting record," a narrator says, as the ad cuts to a picture of Loeffler with President Trump.

The ad is running on TV statewide, according to the Loeffler campaign.

Loeffler is running in a multi-candidate special election to fill the seat of retired Sen. Johnny Isakson (R). The winner of the election will fill the remainder of the term which ends in 2022.

Several candidates of both parties are running in the crowded race. Democrats in the race include the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Matt Lieberman.

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Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia has a new ad , and it's not going over particularly well even with some members of her own party. In it, she 's said to be " more conservative than Attila the Hun ," and an actor portraying the barbarian leader is shown dictating to his scribe, who says, "Fight

“ She ’s more conservative than Attila the Hun .” After that, the scene shifts to an ancient war chamber where Attila is unintelligibly grunting while an aide takes As such, many political observers reacted to the ad by touching on these historical details, or alternatively, pondering why Loeffler ’s campaign

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