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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

 7:29 AM 

New Walker TV ad slams Burke for outsourcing jobs

Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign released a new TV ad today charging Dem rival Mary Burke made millions by “sending jobs overseas that could have been done in Wisconsin.”

It’s the third straight negative ad from the Walker campaign since going back up on the air in mid-June.

The spot shows a woman reading a book “Mary Burke’s Overseas Adventures” to two children. The book includes a series of caricatures of Burke, a former Trek Bicycle executive.

“Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your fortune grow?” the woman says to open the book. 

She adds while flipping pages, “By making millions of dollars ... Sending jobs overseas that could have been done in Wisconsin ... To countries where women and children might work up to 12 hours a day, earning only two dollars an hour.”

The ad does not mention Trek, but one page shows a cartoon of a factory with several bikes outside.

After finishing the book, the woman says, “To be continued.”

“You mean there’s more?” the boys asks.

“Yes, so much more,” the woman says.

-- By JR Ross



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