In the Republican primary for Governor of California, Steve Poizner has a brutal new ad attacking Meg Whitman over eBay’s site dedicated to selling porn (via politicalwire):

The ad also mentions Whitman’s Goldman Sachs connection. That liaison showed up previously in a well-done ad from Poizner’s campaign.

Even in an ad accusing Whitman of being basically a smut peddler, the Poizner campaign still thinks it’s critical to remind voters of her connection to Goldman Sachs. Profiting off of porn is not sufficiently awful to stand alone as the single, sinful message in a 30-second ad.

Profiting like Goldman Sachs, though, brings us to the tipping point. Is it possible that conservative voters now hold the financial firm in even lower regard than the porn industry? With Goldman Sachs’s incredibly low poll numbers, I wouldn’t be surprised. Voters really dislike Wall Street. If you are running for office, now’s the time to sever the connection to Goldman Sachs, even before reaching for that mouse.

Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is an expert on politics, health care and drug policy. He is also the author of After Legalization and Cobalt Slave, and a Futurist writer at http://pendinghorizon.com

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