Excerpted from The Washington Free Beacon: A Missouri Republican gubernatorial candidate released an ad featuring him firing a fully-automatic mini-gun, which likely contributed to his primary victory this week.
The ad, titled “Big Guns,” was released on Sunday by Eric Greitens’ campaign for governor. The machine gun ad came a mere three days before Greitens emerged victorious in a hotly contested primary.
“We have a culture of political corruption in Jefferson City,” Greitens told the Kansas City Star. “We have corrupt politicians, well-paid lobbyists, and special-interest insiders taking the state in the wrong direction.”
In the ad, Greitens, a former Navy SEAL, sits calmly as he expends hundreds of rounds of ammunition near a scenic Missouri pond on a sunny afternoon. A voice-over declares Greitens is a “conservative warrior” and that “when he fights back, he brings the big guns.” Keep reading