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Rocking chair duo back on NC political airwaves


SMITHFIELD, NC (AP) -- The rocking chair duo is back on the North Carolina political airwaves.

Two memorable men who starred in ads critical of Sen. Elizabeth Dole in 2008 and supporting Sen. Richard Burr in 2010 are in another television commercial, this time paid for by the campaign of Republican 7th Congressional District candidate David Rouzer.

The ad began late last week in the Wilmington market and shows the men sitting next to iced tea glasses and expressing disappointment in 7th District incumbent Mike McIntyre for accusations against Rouzer. They also suggested McIntyre is aligned too closely with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The anti-Dole ad in 2008 was credited for helping Democrat Kay Hagan beat Dole.

The Rouzer spokeswoman said the men reached out to the campaign to participate in an ad.

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Love them

I just love these guys. They tell it like it is.. Plus they are very go actors and when it is the truth they don't have to read from a script..

Pay no attention.....

I wonder if politicians realize that these types of advertisements fall on deaf ears and are a waste of campaign dollars.

Wilmington Observer

So what about their candidate?

I'm hearing nothing about the candidate, only bashing the opponent... over and over and over again. The ads that get MY attention are the ones that actually say something positive about the person the ad supports. Those are the only ones I can, in good conscience, even take seriously. If you've got nothing good to say about your candidate, what's that say about your candidate???


these guys were known previously for negative advertising. So if they are bashing McIntyre; and are being paid by Rouzer's committee, who do you think their candidate is?