Congressman Roy Blunt defended himself against the third television ad launched against him this year by the League of Conservation Voters, which is targeting U.S. House members who voted against cap and trade legislation this summer.
The ad, called 'Stain', is a brutal depiction of the Congressman at a campaign event, sliming supporters and even a child, with the stain of oil.
"Particularly that part where I leave oil all over the little child, I didn't think that was a very good part," Blunt said with a smile, before outlining the League's connection to his likely Democratic opponent, Robin Carnahan.
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"The vast majority of people in this state are opposed to this tax on coal generated electricity," said Blunt. "So they know I'm voting in their interest."
LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS:
"This is going to cost the average household just a couple hundred dollars a year," said spokesman Mike Palamuso. "What we can't afford is to continue spending $1 billion dollars a day on foreign oil. What we can't afford is to lose our competitive edge in the international marketplace by letting the clean energy jobs of the future go overseas."