Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown today released his second TV ad of the campaign, a folksy, 30-second spot that depicts Brown driving across the state to campaign in his black GMC pick-up, which is nearing 200,000 miles.
"This is my truck. I put a lot of miles on it during this campaign," he says. "Wherever I go people tell me they're concerned about the path our country is on. Spending is out of control. Government keeps getting bigger and bigger. It's time for a new direction."
Brown goes on to say that the truck has "brought me closer to the people of this state," which could be read as a dig at his Democratic rival, Attorney General Martha Coakley, who has done very little retail politicking in either the primary or general election.
Brown's first TV ad, released last week, was a much-discussed spot that used a 1962 speech from Democratic President John F. Kennedy to make the case for tax cuts.
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