Club for Growth Starts Ad Blitz for Kathy Barnette in Pennsylvania Senate Primary

May 12, 2022

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Club for Growth Starts Ad Blitz for Kathy Barnette in Pennsylvania Senate Primary New York Times ^ | May 11, 2022 | Shane Goldmacher

Posted on 05/11/2022 2:21:55 PM PDT by conservative98

After months of a bruising television ad war between Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick and their allies, the relatively shoestring campaign of Kathy Barnette, a conservative commentator showing surprising strength in the polls, will receive a late boost in the Republican primary for Senate in Pennsylvania.

The Club for Growth, the pro-business and anti-tax group, began booking television ads on Tuesday on behalf of Ms. Barnette worth $2 million, according to AdImpact, the ad-tracking firm.

The new ad has Ms. Barnette narrating her impoverished upbringing on “a pig farm in Alabama” and saying how “this country allowed a little Black girl to claw her way from underneath a rock,” while warning of a disappearing American dream.

The Club for Growth has not formally endorsed Ms. Barnette, which makes the group’s late intervention all the more politically intriguing. The group did not respond to requests for comment.

The group noisily sparred with former President Donald J. Trump in the Ohio Senate primary. The Club for Growth, which backed Josh Mandel, continued to attack J.D. Vance, the eventual winner, even after Mr. Vance won Mr. Trump’s endorsement.

Its continued assault on Mr. Vance angered both Mr. Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr., who attacked the Club for Growth on the campaign trail. And Mr. Vance made clear he was still bitter about all the attacks, calling out the Club by name in his victory speech even as he praised his rivals for their efforts.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events ; US: Pennsylvania KEYWORDS: club4mexico ; clubforgrowth ; glubforgrowth ; kathybarnette ; pennsylvania ; trump

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To: conservative98

I see this as nothing less then the Club-for-Growth trying to divide the field for David McCormick who is the personification of a Globalist.

2 posted on 05/11/2022 2:24:22 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)

To: conservative98

Certainly sounds like Club for Growth is anti Trump.

3 posted on 05/11/2022 2:25:36 PM PDT by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)

To: conservative98

Lots of weird alignments in PA, with the Club for Growth joining in being right up there.

4 posted on 05/11/2022 2:27:43 PM PDT by JonPreston (Q: Never have so many, been so wrong, so often)

To: conservative98

Club for growth has Globalist agenda. Which is to help multi-national big corporations and ignore small businesses. A cousin of Chamber of Commerce.

Trump is the only real MAGA politician with nationwide name recognition. I will defer to Trump’s knowledge of the candidates over so called “conservatives” who opposed Trump right from the beginning such as Cruz.

5 posted on 05/11/2022 2:28:35 PM PDT by entropy12 (The best MAGA president in my 62 years in USA as adult, Donald J Trump!)

To: conservative98

Looks from over here like all three candidates have baggage and PA conservatives are just going to have to choose the one with the least.

6 posted on 05/11/2022 2:29:17 PM PDT by decal (They won't stop, so they'll have to be stopped)

To: decal

What baggage does Kathy Burnett have?

7 posted on 05/11/2022 2:31:57 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru Him all things are possible.)

To: entropy12

Club for growth has Globalist agenda.

Vance rightly called them the "Club for China Growth."

They are just trolling in this race to mess with Trump.

Years ago (when run by Steve Moore) they were a good fiscal conservative/libertarian bunch, but they went off the rails and have become principle-less, virulent anti-Trumpers.

8 posted on 05/11/2022 2:33:08 PM PDT by M. Thatcher

To: Williams

“Certainly sounds like Club for Growth is anti Trump.”

they are. They are an NWO deep state group. If the NYT and ap COINCIDENTALLY RAN THE STORY WITHIN AN HOUR then you know something’s up..

9 posted on 05/11/2022 2:33:26 PM PDT by max americana (fired leftards on cue after every election since 1992, and enjoyed seeing these bastards cry)

To: Williams

Not sure you can get anymore conservative than I am. I found Freerepublic by driving my butt to Tallahassee during the recount. Drove 2000 miles to both Glen becks rally and recently to freedom convoy. I lost 56 thousand dollars when irs came after me based on my donations and blogs. Kathy Barnett is the best option. Trumps wrong here. And I love trump.

10 posted on 05/11/2022 2:35:33 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru Him all things are possible.)

To: conservative98

Ok. So she grew up on a pig farm in Alabama. She went to college in Alabama. She says in her book bio from 2018 that she lived in Virginia, so what year did she move to Pennsylvania? In 2020 ran for office in PA so she would have to Pennsylvania right before running. So I don’t want to hear anymore about carpetbagging from this fraud.

To: SoConPubbie

post 2

I think you are on the right track.

When Barnette wins outright it will fail.

12 posted on 05/11/2022 2:38:53 PM PDT by aumrl (let's keep it real Conservatives )

To: Donnafrflorida

What baggage does Kathy Burnett have?

She spoke out against the WEF, which is a no-no in corrupt modern American politics.

She's not going to win thanks to massive vote fraud that the stupid GOP failed to fix.

To: Williams

They seem to be going that way.


To: conservative98

Chamber of Commerce likes her.

Her friends ssuck.

15 posted on 05/11/2022 2:53:26 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)

To: conservative98

Chamber of Commerce likes her.

Her friends ssuck.

16 posted on 05/11/2022 2:53:27 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)

To: conservative98

Is Club for Growth never Trump?

17 posted on 05/11/2022 2:54:52 PM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)

To: conservative98

Who is the Democrat opponent?

18 posted on 05/11/2022 2:58:00 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 ( I'm Proud To Be An Okie From Muskogee)

To: Williams

Toomey got his start with the Club for Growth. They seem to have a bunch of money but they don’t leave much of a footprint.

19 posted on 05/11/2022 3:07:33 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard ( Resist the narrative.)

To: entropy12

Club For Growth with Chinese Communist $$$.


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