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There is a disadvantage to living in the Kansas City media market – you get the benefit of seeing all of the right wingnut republican campaign commercials on your idiot box. Todd Tiahrt (r) and Jerry Moran (r) are duking it out in the upcoming Kansas republican U.S. Senate primary:

The transcript:

I’ve worked hard to make sure that farmers and ranchers in Kansas have success.

[Jerry Moran Fights for Kansas]

I’ve voted to reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes and estate taxes.

[Jerry Moran Voted to Reduce Taxes]

I’ve been a supporter of the Bush tax cuts.

[Supported Bush tax cuts]

And almost everything that President Obama has proposed I have been against.

[Opposed Obama agenda]

I have no interest in giving terrorists, uh, Constitutional rights in the United States.

Have opposed bringing terrorists to the United States for any reason.

[Opposed bring terrorists to the U.S.]

And don’t believe that under the Constitution terrorists have constitutional rights.

[No rights for terrorists]

I’m Jerry Moran and I approved this message.

[Approved by Jerry Moran Paid for by Moran for Kansas]

Oh, brother.

You mean these Bush tax cuts?:

Critics Still Wrong on What’s Driving Deficits in Coming Years

Economic Downturn, Financial Rescues, and Bush-Era Policies Drive the Numbers

By Kathy Ruffing and James R. Horney

Updated June 28, 2010

Some critics continue to assert that President George W. Bush’s policies bear little responsibility for the deficits the nation faces over the coming decade – that, instead, the new policies of President Barack Obama and the 111th Congress are to blame. Most recently, a Heritage Foundation paper downplayed the role of Bush-era policies (for more on that paper, see p. 4). Nevertheless, the fact remains: Together with the economic downturn, the Bush tax cuts and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq explain virtually the entire deficit over the next ten years (see Figure 1)….