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Red But Not Republican

Thursday, November 9, 2006

It was almost the perfect television ad for a conservative candidate, hitting cultural issues certain to drive a wedge between Middle American voters and liberal Democrats. Photos flashed on the screen showing Brad Ellsworth as a little boy, with his wife and daughter, chatting with seniors, carrying a shotgun in his hunting gear, working with teenage students and wearing the uniform of a law enforcement officer. The ad never revealed Ellsworth`s political party, and he defeated Rep. John Hostettler, the Indiana Republican.

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