KDP launches social media ads targeting Bevin as 'pathological liar'

07/08/2015 06:01 AM

The Kentucky Democratic Party has launched its first targeted digital ad against Matt Bevin piggybacking on U.S. Mitch McConnell’s 2014 GOP primary campaign’s efforts to label the Republican candidate a “pathological liar.”

The KDP has strung together a video featuring news clips and interviews targeting Bevin on tax delinquencies; his attendance at a pro-cockfighting rally; claims that he attended MIT; and others.

“Matt Bevin’s flagrant dishonesty, deceit and self-interested political agenda is exactly why Kentuckians cannot trust him to look out for us as governor,” said Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Patrick Hughes in a statement. “Whether Bevin is lying about his taxes or his attendance at a cockfighting rally, Republicans were absolutely right when they labeled him an ‘East Coast Con Man’ and a ‘Pathological liar.’ And until Bevin stops stubbornly hiding his tax returns, his campaign will continue to be dogged by one simple question: what else is Bevin hiding?”

The ad is digitally targeted to Kentucky gubernatorial voters engaging in the race through Facebook and Twitter.

About Nick Storm

Nick Storm is the Anchor and Managing Editor of Pure Politics, the only nightly program dedicated to Kentucky politics. Nick covers all of the political heavyweights and his investigative work brings to light issues that might otherwise go unnoticed, like the connection between the high profile Steubenville, Ohio rape and a Kentucky hacker whose push for further investigation could put him in federal prison. Nick is also working on a feature length bio documentary Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead. Follow Nick on Twitter @NickStorm_cn2. Nick can be reached at 502-792-1107 or nicholas.storm@twcnews.com.

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