Jim Martin #4: More for Martin, less for police officers and teachers

posted at 10:40 am on November 29, 2008 by Ed Morrissey

Today’s NRSC web ad, coming four days before Georgia’s run-off election between Saxby Chambliss and Jim Martin, attack three votes Martin cast in the Georgia state legislature on compensation. Martin seems rather stingy when it comes to police officers and teachers, but generous when it comes to … state legislators:

I’m sure it’s just a coincidence that Martin was a legislator himself.

Find out more about Martin’s record here, and if you want to preserve any hope of a Republican filibuster, contribute to Saxby Chambliss here or at the NRSC.


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Oh, wonderful, the “Republican” promises to be a bigger puppet of public employee unions.

corona on November 29, 2008 at 10:44 AM

O/T

Hey Cap, are you going to the game today?

Rovin on November 29, 2008 at 10:46 AM

Been looking at houses there. Hope he doesn’t win.

sheebe on November 29, 2008 at 1:18 PM

You have to admit Martin is pretty shrewd politician, bringing Palin down there to campaign.

benny shakar on November 29, 2008 at 3:45 PM

Jim Martin is a toady. The police officers and firefighters in Atlanta keep getting screwed by Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) with help from the democrats like Martin in the state legislature. Martin lost to Casey Cagle, Lt. Gov. (R) and is a perennial candidate and media hog. Think of Chucky Shumer without all the charm. LOL

As much as Saxby is squishy at times; at least he does not worship Obamamessiah.

btw benny s. – Palin is a huge hit in Georgia and we are darn proud of it. We like people who “walk the walk” and don’t care much for the Left Coast nor the DC – NE corridor…

Branch Rickey on November 29, 2008 at 8:20 PM

It is amazing how both party’s ads are aimed at the politically ignorant voter.

grapeknutz on November 30, 2008 at 9:23 AM

Grapeknutz: Thats because most people are stupid. Didn’t Obama’s election prove it? :)

tx2654 on December 1, 2008 at 2:32 AM