‘Republican’ pledging to cross party lines in Hillary ad actually long-time Dem donor

‘Republican’ pledging to cross party lines in Hillary ad actually long-time Dem donor

It’s not exactly a stunning revelation that Hillary Clinton lies, though it is interesting to hear it from the horse’s mouth. Maybe the other end of the horse is a more apt metaphor for Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta who — according to the latest batch of WikiLeaks emails — admits that “she says things that are untrue, which candidly she often does.”

The latest Clinton lie is found in a campaign ad that features a purported Republican who has done some soul-searching and come to the conclusion that he can’t bring himself to vote for Donald Trump.

The man in the 30-second television spot, which is set to air in key swing states, is former Reagan administration official Doug Elmets, who tells the camera:

When I see him bullying people, trying to divide us, that’s not the kind of country I want my kids to grow up in, so I’m putting party aside and voting for Hillary Clinton. I don’t agree with Hillary on everything, but know she has the judgment and the experience and she knows you need to bring people together to get things done.

Just one small problem. Elmets put party aside decades ago. He has been actively donating to Democrats since 2004. He has given a total of $2,000 to various Democrats running state office in California, where he lives since 2004 and has donated $1,000 to the Clinton campaign this year.

Here’s the video:

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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