The Senate Leadership Fund, a PAC aligned with Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, launched its first ads in Wisconsin this week targeting Democratic candidate Mandela Barnes. The ads, which are part of a nearly $2.4 million ad buy, will be broadcast on TV, radio, and digital ads.
All of the ads follow the same theme, which argues that Democratic candidate Mandela Barnes would make crime worse in Wisconsin. The narrator of the 30-second TV ad says that Barnes would eliminate cash bail and pointed to the tragedy of the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack. The ad also points to the fact that Barnes worked for a group that wants to defund the police and has a “long record of smearing the police while spending your tax dollars on security for himself.”
Watch TV ad here: SLF: “Crime” 30s – WI – YouTube
Listen to the radio spot here: SLF: “Dangerous” Radio – WI – YouTube