McConnell video calls on "Obama" and "Clintons" to poke fun at Grimes' indecision

06/25/2013 08:32 AM

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign is done waiting for Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to make her decision about running in next year’s race. So the campaign released an online video poking fun of the waiting game and the Democrats who want her to run.

The nearly three-minute online video, called “Off the Hook,” uses decent impersonators of President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton and less accurate impressions of Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth and Gov. Steve Beshear.

The McConnell campaign pokes fun at Grimes, implying that she is the Democratic party’s last resort with the prominent Democrats calling her by the names of other possible female contenders like actress Ashley Judd and former Miss America Heather French Henry.

Grimes is considered Democrats top contender for the 2014 race against the Senate Republican Leader, but Grimes has yet to make a decision on the race.

See the video here:

The video also shows an instant message from Gov. Steve Beshear that says “Trust me, someone who is the 11th choice to run against McConnell has a chance at beating him.”

According to the McConnell campaign, the video will be targeted with banner ads, Google TrueView and be pushed through social networks.


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