Word had begun to spread that this week would mark the beginning of coordinated Republican attack ads across Mississippi, and that word has proven to be at least partially true. Charles Busby is running against Rep. Brandon Jones (D-Pascagoula), and he unveiled the first negative mail piece. In it he says Rep. Jones was derelict in his legislative duties because he wasn't around to vote on a bill that would "increase accountability in education", bills that would have protected "restaurants and health care providers from lawsuit abuse", and a bill that would have blocked "Obama's stimulus money from coming to Mississippi."
Well, that's all fine and good to make those claims. Heck, Busby even went so far as to footnote the danged thing, almost daring the public to go look it up. Well, if you do actually go look it up, guess what you find out?
Rep. Brandon Jones was there every...single...last...time.
So, Charles Busby lies to the public, after he decided that they'd be too lazy to figure it out. Honestly, I'm not sure which is worse.
Here's Rep. Jones' response at electbrandonjones.com.