Republican Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, competing with Democrat Jim Martin in a runoff race for the Senate to take place on December 2, recently pushed aside a camera when a reporter asked him about his refusal to honor a subpoena. Referring to the camera, Chambliss stated, "You can take it away now."
The subpoena involves a victims' lawsuit against Imperial Sugar, which sought Chambliss's help in avoiding blame following a plant explosion that killed 14 people. Chambliss has received financial support from Imperial Sugar and a total of $21,ooo this election season from the sugar industry. He perfectly epitomizes Republican priorities, which is why Martin must prevail.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee asks what Chambliss is trying to hide in the following ad: