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Recall Ads Up

April 4, 2008 - 10:52am

The first ads have gone up in the effort to recall Jeff Denham, a Republican state senator in California. This would be the first legislative recall in California in 13 years. Don Perata and labor are behind the measure. Denham, a moderate who was one of the few Republican legislators to vote with Democrats, is accused of treachery by Perata for not voting for last year's budget (Given how quickly that budget fell apart and led to the current budget crisis, that vote is highly defensible).

But the attack of this ad is more personal. It's at once, funny, unfair and probably effective in getting voters to pay attention to the recall.