August 13th, 2010
08:55 PM ET

In ad, Louisiana Dem slams opponents 'serious sin'

Louisiana Democratic Rep. Charlie Melancon is out Friday with a biting new ad that attacks incumbent Republican Senator David Vitter's 'sins,' as well as his voting record on women's issues.

The 30-second ad, entitled 'The Worst,' features a woman's voice combined with images of Vitter and his wife leaving a July 2007 press conference where Vitter admitted to having an extramarital affair and contacting an escort service.

The narrator says, "We know how David Vitter handled his serious sin."

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Filed under: Christianity • Politics • Sin

soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Eric

    @I kid:

    I agree, it is possible to be both. In that case, why would such a person who is both vote for Vitter?

    August 16, 2010 at 9:39 am |
  2. ybs

    Vitter exemplifies the GOP hypocrisy! 🙂

    Keep fakking & pontificating on morality! 🙂

    August 14, 2010 at 10:20 am |
  3. John

    Senator Vitter to me exemplifies what is wrong with Louisiana.

    August 14, 2010 at 12:33 am |
  4. Trudy

    Why would any Christian or any reasonable person vote for Vitter?

    August 13, 2010 at 9:27 pm |
    • I kid

      It is, maybe, possible to be both.

      August 14, 2010 at 1:53 am |
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