Feb 23 2012
09:31 am

When it comes to attack ads, those clowns running for the GOP presidential nomination are pikers compared to this guy running in the Blount Co. Republican primary for Property Assessor.

Check out the incumbent's attack ad that recently ran in the Maryville paper (note the misspelling, "who do you thing"). Here's the challenger's response.

mjw's picture

Glad we got that cleared up

So the obvious reason that Morton went negative was the postcard mailers that Helton has been sending out asking a very simple question: "How could property value assessments in Blount County have kept going up over the last four years as house prices have been falling thru the floor?"

I'd certainly like to know, but I expect we'll never get an answer to that.

Now instead we all get to wonder what sort of domestic calls "could happen to ANYONE".

R. Neal's picture

This is another example of

This is another example of why Democrats should field a qualified candidate in every race. These two guys are going to beat each other up pretty bad, which could work in the Democrat's favor plus give voters an alternative.

Although I can't figure out for the life of me why property assessor is an elected office, much less a partisan elected office. (I know it's in the state constitution, but still.)

Andy Axel's picture

The first ad looks like a

The first ad looks like a product of the Truth Squat.

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