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Virginia Democrat likens Tea Partiers to violent rapists

Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called "Audit the IRS" outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB

Democrat Jennifer Wexton is running for state senate in Virginia and hoping her time spent as a prosecutor will help her gain votes.  In a new television ad that began running Tuesday morning, Wexton explains that her time in the courtroom battling violent sex offenders has prepared her to take on the Tea Party in Washington.

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"When will the media seize on this ad and bemoan the lack of civility in politics? Something they delight in doing when conservatives are the offenders," wonders Newsbusters' Kyle Drennen.

Seems like a fair question to me.

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