Va. Dem compares fighting tea party Republicans to prosecuting rapists [VIDEO]

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A Virginia Democratic candidate’s campaign advertisement compares pushing back against tea party Republicans to prosecuting rapists.

In the ad, currently airing on local television, Virginia Democratic state senate candidate Jennifer Wexton compares her efforts as a prosecutor putting rapists in prison to the effort she will muster against tea party Republicans.

“A woman assaulted at night by the reservoir. Another by an intruder who forced his way in through her bedroom window. And for so many, traumatized again by facing the criminal in court,” Wexton said in the ad.

“I’m Jennifer Wexton and as a prosecutor I put violent offenders in prison,” she continues. “In the Virginia Senate, I’ll fight just as hard against tea party Republicans who would take away a woman’s health care and her right to choose, even in cases of rape and incest. On Election Day, help me stand up for her.”

Wexton is running for the seat recently vacated by Virginia’s Attorney General-elect Mark Herring.

(h/t Legal Insurrection)

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