The advertisements mimic a game show in which the host dings the specific GOP Member for voting for “the Republican budget that includes another trillion dollars in tax cuts for the wealthy.”
“Final round,” the announcer says in the spot targeting Tipton. “You pay Medicare taxes on every dollar you earn, but the budget Scott Tipton voted for ends Medicare as we know it. Seniors would have to pay 64 hundred dollars more each year.”
A news release describing the advertisement buy did not specify its exact size or where it would run, other than to call the media purchase a “six figure ad campaign” that will be on the air through Thursday.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.