Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Lunsford has harnessed the words of Republican presidential nominee John McCain to make his toughest argument yet against GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Lunsford began airing a new commercial Tuesday that opens with snippets of McCain's remarks from his nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul nearly two weeks ago.
"We lost the trust of the American people when some Republicans gave in to the temptations of corruption," McCain said in his speech in an apparent move to distance himself from some in his party who have resigned or served jail time for charges of corruption.
Lunsford's commercial, however, makes it sound as if McCain specifically mentioned McConnell, who has never been accused of any crime.
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