Mitch McConnell has said a lot of untrue things about
Bruce Lunsford during the course of this campaign, but a new radio ad placed on
McConnell's behalf by the
Alliance charts new territory by repeatedly calling Lunsford a
"lobbyist." Bruce Lunsford is not and has never been a lobbyist. The ad blames
Bruce Lunsford for high gas prices, a claim earlier called "nonsense,"
"ridiculous and "simply not true" by leading media outlets.
The American Energy Alliance (AEA) is the grassroots arm of the
Robert L. Bradley, Jr., is the founder and chairman,
Institute for Energy Research.
Now get this: Bradley was previously Director of Public Policy Analysis at
where he wrote speeches for
Steven F. Hayward, F. K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow, American Enterprise Institute is a Institute for Energy Research board member. Check this quote made by Steven F. Hayward "So welcome to Earth Day, 2004. Not only has global warming theory all but evaporated, but the Earth -- and particularly the United States -- are in far better shape than eco-activists would have us believe. In fact, recent U.S. environmental trends have nearly all been positive." Steven F. Hayward has also worked at the ultra conservative Heritage Foundation.
These are the folks working for Mitch, what a shame.