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How to Win in Wisconsin

3:20 PM, Aug 18, 2008 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Via The Scorecard, Republican Jon Gard, who lost an open seat race with Democrat Steve Kagen in 2006 by 2 percentage points, has his first TV ad up and running. It's not surprisingly about gas prices:

As potent as the energy issue may be, this might not be the best way to win a district that's home to Lambeau Field. Gard would do well to steal a page out of Democratic congressman Ron Kind's playbook:

More Green Bay Packers themed commercials here.