From the O’Donnell campaign:

Wilmington, DE – An Election Eve television outreach by Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell was not aired as scheduled, even though the campaign paid for the advertising last week. O’Donnell campaign spokesman Doug Sachtleben offered the following statement:

“It’s still unclear as to why the local cable channel failed to air the half-hour long special. Our hope is that this is not another case of the liberal media or political dirty tricks trying to silence Christine’s message to the voters of Delaware.

“Christine announced the broadcast during yesterday’s rally in Wilmington, and it was scheduled to run at 11:30 p.m. Sunday and again at 10 a.m. today. But, the channel did not air the powerful ad at either scheduled time. We are very disappointed that an ad, which the campaign paid for last week, was not aired as scheduled.”

Washington Post article:  O’Donnell has trouble airing 30-minute TV ad in Delaware

Here is the ad:

We the People of the First State from Friends of Christine O'Donnell on Vimeo.

Comments
  • […] a Delaware Cable Station playing games with the Christine O’Donnell Campaign?  The Mind Numbed Robot has the Campaign’s press release on the matter, a link to a The Washington Post report on it, […]

  • theCL November 1, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    I call shenanigans!

    I call shenanigans on your captch too!

    • mnrobot November 1, 2010 at 5:29 pm

      Heh, Definitely.
      What was the captcha? I don’t pick them, it’s random.

  • The Conservative Lady November 1, 2010 at 7:31 pm

    Thanks for posting the ad. I linked to you on TCL FB and posted the ad. This was an obvious attempt to silence Ms. O’Donnell. I sure hope she can pull this election off.

    • mnrobot November 1, 2010 at 8:47 pm

      Thank you TCL. Keep up the great work! And thanks for linking!

  • Gorges Smythe November 1, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    I guess an independant thinker just scares the crap out of Democratic leaders and Republican leaders alike, so their media flunkies take her money and then don’t deliver their part of the bargain. You don’t “forget” the kind of money THAT ad cost! Of course, I’m sure they’ll offer to return her money. I just hope she’s a victorious candidate who them sues the living hell out of them.

  • mnrobot November 1, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    Victorious is the key word Gorges. I hope she does scare the crap out of them. I hope we all do.

  • Matt November 1, 2010 at 11:34 pm

    Well done Robot. The Capcha is glitchy.

    • mnrobot November 2, 2010 at 12:40 am

      Hmmm. I had to re-comment at T Christopher’s site today. It didn’t accept the captcha. Thought it was me. I’ll be paying closer attention next time.

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