House Candidate Drops Ad in North Carolina After Report of Bullet Hole In Sheets
In her final days as a candidate for Congress, Hillary Clinton dropped an ad in North Carolina.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign released an ad that aired in North Carolina on the Super Tuesday primary election, where her campaign hopes to pick up a key district. The ad was designed to highlight the danger of an Ebola-like virus and it used footage from the World Health Organization’s Center for Disease Control in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to draw a link between Clinton’s opposition to a military intervention in Syria and her support of an aid effort to the victims of the Ebola epidemic.
“I had a very tough primary last March, but it’s not the primary that matters,” she said in the ad. “I ran to win. When I looked out in New Hampshire, I saw a field of Democrats running against President Obama and Hillary Clinton. I had to tell myself: I’ve never run for public office before. I’ve always been a private citizen, doing public policy.”
“And even then, I knew I’d run a tough campaign,” she said. “I knew I was going to get attacked and that the attacks—and they have been—have been unfair. My opponent will attack me on the issues I was elected to talk about.”
The ad, which Clinton says was shot for less than $25,000, is just one of several campaign ads Clinton says she will run on Super Tuesday. In North Carolina, she’ll be doing it for one of her opponents for Congress, a Republican congressman named George Holding. Clinton is taking part in a debate sponsored by the New Hampshire Union Leader on March 10 at 9 p.m., and the candidates will answer questions about their positions on issues ranging from immigration to health care.
A day later, Hillary Clinton had a different kind of answer to the same question in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine.
Clinton said she was “more concerned about the security of Americans being killed when I was Secretary of State” than about the threat of a virus.
“If that happened to me, I would probably be dead,” Clinton said. “I would not be able to get