NOT ONE OF TERRY’S ADS HAVE BEEN TRUE

In this year’s governor’s race, Terry McAuliffe has released 3 ads. The response to each is simple, WTF!? Today, Former Democrat Party Chair Terry McAuliffe Released An Ad Attempting To Portray Himself As Non-Partisan, Disregarding His Own Past Extreme Rhetoric Today, McAuliffe Released An Ad, In Which He Portrays Himself As A Non-Partisan Figure. “Terry McAuliffe will launch his latest ad for his Virginia gubernatorial campaign Thursday, as the former Democratic National Committee chairman seeks to position himself as a pragmatic consensus-builder rather than a partisan ideologue.” (Ben Pershing, “New Terry McAuliffe Ad Says He Would Avoid ‘Divisive,
Ideological Agenda’ As Va. Governor,” The Washington Post, 5/30/13)

Later Today, BuzzFeed Reported That McAuliffe His Father’s Death On President Bush’s Election. “Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, once blamed his father’s death on President George W. Bush’s election in 2000. In a May 2001 interview with CSPAN, titled the ‘Life and Career of Terry McAuliffe,’ the former Democratic National Committee chairman says one of the ‘reasons’ his father, Jack, died was ‘he could not go into a new year knowing that a Republican was actually moving into the White House.’” (Andrew Kaczynski, “Terry McAuliffe Blamed Bush
Election For His Father’s Death,” BuzzFeed, 5/30/13)

McAuliffe: “The Main Reason Is That He Could Not Go Into A New Year Knowing That A Republican Was Actually Moving Into The White House. I Just Don’t Think He Could’ve Handled That.” “While his father was in the hospital, McAuliffe’s mother ‘went and came back in five minutes later, and he had passed away. And I told the story, you know, I gave at the eulogy at his funeral, and there are many reasons why people thought Jack had died,’ McAuliffe told C-SPAN. ‘He was 83 years old. And I said the main reason is that he could not go into a new year knowing that a Republican was actually moving into the White House. I just don’t think he could’ve handled that.’” (Andrew Kaczynski, “Terry McAuliffe Blamed Bush Election For
His Father’s Death,” BuzzFeed, 5/30/13)

On May 22, McAuliffe Released An Ad Claiming Responsibility For Virginia’s Compromise Transportation Bill, A Claim Discredited By Virginia Democrat Lawmakers On May 22, McAuliffe Released Ad Taking Credit For The Bipartisan Transportation Bill. “Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe released his campaign’s second advertisement today, which recounts his involvement in the February passage of Virginia’s bipartisan transportation bill–the first transportation funding measure that had been approved in the state in 27 years.” (Terry
McAuliffe For Governor, 5/22/13)

Democrats Involved In The Transportation Bill Were “Unclear” As To What McAuliffe Did To Help Pass The Bill. “Several key Democrats who put the compromise together, including [House Delegate Vivian] Watts, said McAuliffe showed a keen interest in the bill and its progress. But they were less certain about McAuliffe’s efforts as a party whip.” (Frederick Kunkle, “GOP Pounces On McAuliffe Over
Virginia Democrat’s Claims On Transportation Bill,” The Washington Post, 5/29/13)

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“Watts (D-Fairfax) Said She Could Not Speak To Whether McAuliffe Had Lobbied Others Or Actually Corralled Any Votes.” (Frederick Kunkle, “GOP Pounces On McAuliffe Over Virginia
Democrat’s Claims On Transportation Bill,” The Washington Post, 5/29/13)

McAuliffe Spoke To Watts Simply To Learn About Transportation Funding. “But Watts, who served as former governor transportation secretary under former governor Gerald L. Baliles, said that McAuliffe met with her before the annual legislative session for at least hour because he wanted to understand the intricacies of transportation funding.” (Frederick Kunkle,
“GOP Pounces On McAuliffe Over Virginia Democrat’s Claims On Transportation Bill,” The Washington Post, 5/29/13)

A Democrat Opposed To The Transportation Bill Never Received A Call From McAuliffe. “Among those Democrats whose support was doubtful was Sen. J. Chapman ‘Chap’ Petersen (Fairfax). But Petersen, who ultimately voted against the transportation bill, said McAuliffe never called to try persuading him to rethink his views – not that that might have mattered.” (Frederick
Kunkle, “GOP Pounces On McAuliffe Over Virginia Democrat’s Claims On Transportation Bill,” The Washington Post, 5/29/13)

State Senator Charles Colgan (D-Manassas) Said Terry McAuliffe Never Called Him About The Transportation Bill. “Sen. Charles J. Colgan, Manassas Democrat and the longestserving member of the Senate, was an informal adviser to the conferees as they hashed out differences between the House and Senate versions. But Mr. McAuliffe never spoke to him about it, he said Tuesday. ‘When I was there, he didn’t,’ Mr. Colgan said.” (David Sherfinski, “Virginia Governor’s Race Turns Harsh With
McAuliffe’s Soft Campaign Ad,” The Washington Times, 5/28/13)

“One Democratic Aide Acknowledged That Mr. McAuliffe Attended A Private Caucus Meeting But That She Wasn’t Aware Of Any Direct Lobbying Efforts From Mr. McAuliffe On The Bill.” (David Sherfinski, “Virginia Governor’s Race Turns Harsh With McAuliffe’s Soft Campaign Ad,” The
Washington Times, 5/28/13)

“‘There Was No Contact Between Terry McAuliffe And Our Office And Nobody Thought He Had Any Impact On The Outcome,’ One Senate Aide Said.” (David Sherfinski, “Virginia Governor’s Race
Turns Harsh With McAuliffe’s Soft Campaign Ad,” The Washington Times, 5/28/13)

In His First Campaign Ad Of The Campaign, McAuliffe Attempted To Portray Himself As A Family Man, Despite Three Different Stories About His Poor Bedside Manner McAuliffe Released An Ad That Showed Him As A Family Man. “Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe launched his first television ad in the 2013 Virginia governor’s race Wednesday. The positive ad focuses largely on his family and upbringing, citing his personal story as part of the reason why he knew it was important to create jobs for the state.” (Andrew
Kaczynski, “The Time Terry McAuliffe Left The Delivery Room For A Washington Post Party,” BuzzFeed, 5/1/13)

“‘My Wife Dorothy And I Have Lived In Virginia For Over 20 Years And Here We’ve Raised Five Children Our Own,’ The Ad Says While Showing B-Roll Footage Of McAuliffe At The Birth Of One Of His Children.” (Andrew Kaczynski, “The Time Terry McAuliffe Left
The Delivery Room For A Washington Post Party,” BuzzFeed, 5/1/13)

While His Wife Was In Labor, McAuliffe Left The Hospital To Attend A Party For ThenWashington Post Reporter Lloyd Grove. “McAuliffe also wrote about the birth of his children in his 2007 book What A Party, noting on one instance he left his wife at the hospital to attend a party for Washington Post reporter Lloyd Grove before the birth of his daughter Sarah.” (Andrew Kaczynski, “The
Time Terry McAuliffe Left The Delivery Room For A Washington Post Party,” BuzzFeed, 5/1/13)

After A Separate Birth, McAuliffe Made His Wife And Newborn Son Wait In The Car While He Raised “A Million Bucks For The Democratic Party.” “In another section of his book, McAuliffe writes about stopping to go to a fundraiser on the way home from the hospital with his wife, an aide who was driving his car, and a newborn baby Peter. McAuliffe noted the fundraiser, a 2

‘Sons of Italy’ dinner hosted by United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters President Marty Maddaloni, raised ‘a million bucks for the Democratic Party.’” (Andrew Kaczynski, “The Time Terry McAuliffe Left The
Delivery Room For A Washington Post Party,” BuzzFeed, 5/1/13)

In Still A Third Birth, McAuliffe Was Kicked Out Of The Delivery Room For Arguing About Healthcare With The Doctors. “The hilarious childbirth stories don’t end there, either. At Georgetown Hospital, while poor Dorothy was in labor with their son Jack, McAuliffe got into ‘a heated argument’ with the anesthesiologist and the obstetrician. The anesthesiologist asked McAuliffe if he wanted socialized medicine. (I guess we can blame the doctor for starting this discussion.) In his book, McAuliffe writes, ‘‘Of course not,’ I said. ‘However, there are thirty-seven million uninsured people in this country with no access to health care. Is that fair?’’ He admits that he was ‘almost shouting’ at this point. And a delivery nurse ‘who made Nurse Ratched look like Mother Teresa’ kicked him out of the room.” (Diana Reese, “Terry McAuliffe Partied (And Argued About Health Care) While His Wife Gave Birth,” The
Washington Post’s She The People, 5/2/12)

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