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So in MI, a guy named Pete Hoekstra is running against Democratic Incumbent Debbie Stabenow for United States Senate.
During the Super Bowl, MI viewers got to see this gem:
Which the HuffPo notes even Republicans are having a negative reaction to - with one GOP consultant saying, "Stabenow has got to go. But shame on Pete Hoekstra for that appalling new advertisement," De Leeuw wrote on his Facebook page Sunday morning. "Racism and xenophobia aren't any way to get things done."
Further, a former co-worker on FB posts: "So the internets tell me the guy who made pretty jaw-dropping pete hoekstra ad is the same genius behind O'Donnell's "I'm Not a Witch" ad, the McCain ad comparing Obama to Paris Hilton, AND the demon sheep ad. Um...so Republicans keep hiring this guy because...?"