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Restoration PAC Release TV Ad “Catastrophic” In U.S, Senate Race In Wisconsin

Producing “Catastrophic” is award-winning ad-maker Rick Reed, who specializes in national security issues and whose Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ad campaign was pivotal in re-electing George W. Bush President in 2004.

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Meet The Controversial Republican Going After Rand Paul

Controversial GOP operative Rick Reed is no stranger to torpedoing Democrats – but now he’s turning his fire on Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) nascent presidential campaign.

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Bain coverage won’t be Romney’s ‘Swift Boat’

Our national commentariat is twisted in an impossible yoga pose trying to compare anti-Bain Capital coverage to the famous 2004 “Swift Boat” ad campaign. The two situations are not close to analogous. I have a more-than-passing acquaintance with the Swift Boat ads – I helped produce them.

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What The Swifties Wrought

For Republican ad-man Rick Reed, the inaugural press conference of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth was less a professional opportunity than a chance to catch up with kin.

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Soft Money Silliness

When launched last fall, the Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America (FSPA) was labeled an “evil,” “soft-money” group; it was no surprise its activities would immediately be denounced by Senator John McCain. After all, for years Senator McCain has been a vocal opponent of soft-money groups operating independently of federal campaigns.

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Creators of Swift Boat Ads Sought Maximum Impact

In a race as tight as the 2004 presidential election, the lead creatives behind the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ads know that any voters swayed by their messages were crucial.

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