Gov. Mitch Daniels wants 6 more years of Sen. Dick Lugar … or does he?!/presjpolk/status/194174242147930112

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appears in a new television ad released by Sen. Dick Lugar’s reelection campaign. Twitter reaction to the 30 second spot was mixed.

The Mitch <3's Lugar ad makes me feel like Mitch actually has a personality!

— Dina Fraioli (@DinaFraioli) April 22, 2012

People are surprised by Mitch Daniels' endorsement of Lugar? Daniels was never a conservative. Bush budget architect, fought Right to Work.

— Donny Ferguson (@DonnyFerguson) April 22, 2012

My Man Mitch cuts to the truth for Dick Lugar. One Giant of Public Service endorsing another Giant of Public Service.

— Mike Murphy (@GOPMurphy) April 22, 2012

@American1st that's my man mitch..not so sorry to see him go..and take lugar with him

— blasthedd (@blasthedd) April 22, 2012

Go Mitch Daniels – RT @PoliticalTicker: Indiana governor stands by Sen. Lugar in new ad –

— John Avlon (@JohnAvlon) April 22, 2012

36 yrs 2 do something 4 IN. He can do but won't. "@FrankSteinberg: @mymanmitch sums it up in new spot 4 Lugar #insen"

— Lora Miller (@MillerLora) April 22, 2012

But did Daniels actually make the case for voting against Lugar?

Alt headline: “Mitch Daniels unintentionally endorses @RichardMourdock.” #insen #inred #tcot

— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 22, 2012

Lugar was elected to the senate in 1976. More than three decades in the senate and Daniels isn’t “for Dick Lugar for what he’s done, but for what he can do”?


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