From the Schatz campaign:
Congresswoman Hanabusa yesterday took out paid advertisements falsely accusing Senator Schatz of supporting sending American troops to engage in another war in Iraq.If that sounds far-fetched, you’re right. Not only has Senator Schatz been clear that he believes there is no military solution in Iraq, the Star-Advertiser has reported that:
“Schatz and Hanabusa both strongly opposed military action in Iraq.” So why would Congresswoman Hanabusa take out paid advertisements attacking a position that Civil Beat called “strikingly similar” to her own?
Because our opponent is apparently willing to say anything at this point. The facts don’t matter to her campaign.
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It’s disappointing that Congresswoman Hanabusa and her campaign are taking this negative turn — attacking Senator Schatz and misrepresenting his views.
Senator Schatz has stated repeatedly that there is no military solution in Iraq.
Senator Schatz has been focused every day on running a positive campaign, representing our shared values, and fighting for Hawai‘i in the Senate. But when we face attacks like this, we need to set the record straight.