Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Is there any truth in advertising anymore?  Especially by republican Gubernatorial candidates in New Mexico?   Today blogger Joe Monahan has an excellent article about New Mexico's so called pit rule hurting the oil and gas business.  His investigation shows that to be a lie.  GOP candidate Susana Martinez is perpetuating the lie on her advertising saying the rule cost New Mexico jobs.  Well, that is what happens when the GOP is run by a chairman who is the head of Yates Petroleum.  Also, Martinez got a donation of $117,000 from one oil producer.  And in the meantime the perpetrators of the Gulf oil spill will take no blame for their actions.

And then there is Allen Weh who continues to run a TV commercial that he knows is factually incorrect.  He said Lt. Governor Denish used stimulus funds to fly the state jet to some functions.  That is untrue but the TV stations are still airing the commercial.

The New York Times has a good article on how differently New Mexico and Arizona handle the immigrant issue.  It makes me proud to be a New Mexican.  As my son Justin said...."how can a human being be illegal?"

1 comment:

Mezamashii said...

We have family in Arizona & I find the ads there just unimaginable. Like this McCain one

Seriously, it seems like something satirical like the movie Starship Troopers, or the Colbert Report.

I like what your son said.