Conservative Super PAC American Crossroads mocks potential U.S. Senate candidate Ashley Judd

02/06/2013 10:31 AM

UPDATED: After Democratic groups ramped up their attacks against U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, now a national conservative group has launched an ad against actress Ashley Judd, who is not even an announced candidate in the 2014 race.

American Crossroads, a Super PAC founded by Republican strategist Karl Rove, released a digital ad Wednesday titled “Ashley’s Story”, depicting Judd as an “ Obama-following radical Hollywood liberal, who’s right at home in Tennessee”.

Watch the Crossroads ad here:

Judd has been taking a closer look into a run for U.S. Senate against McConnell in 2014.

While she has been receiving encouragement to run, the ad is correct in saying that Judd is currently a Tennessee resident and would have to re-establish a residency in Kentucky in order to file.

Crossroads spent $10,000 to air web ad, and it will run for two weeks and is targeted at Kentuckians, according to the group.

WHAS-11’s Joe Arnold received a response from Judd’s publicist:

“Ashley thanks Senator McConnell, Karl Rove, and their negative allies for all the attention as she considers her future political plans, although a decision hasn’t been made yet.”


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