After his campaign's less-than-successful embrace of that danged immigration issue -- the debate du jour for any politico (or beauty queen) at the moment, which has critics saying Arizona's senior senator flopped like a fish -- Senator John McCain's campaign released a new Web video that could shift the discussion back to one of his old favorites: Pork.
McCain's new, 90-second ad paints his GOP primary opponent, J.D. Hayworth, as a pork fiend -- hell-bent on shellin' out big, public bucks for pointless projects like the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere."
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Among some of the more wasteful projects Hayworth supported during his time in Congress, according to McCain, are the $233 million bridge, $5.8 million for a snowmobile trail, and $3 million for dust control on Alaskan highways.
Speaking of pork, in what seems to be a not-so-subliminal message to viewers, the McCain campaign uses video footage of Hayworth taken when the former congressman was probably at his porkiest -- the dude's huge!
Hayworth has slimmed down considerably since the footage was shot, but it's still worth a gander.
Check out the full video after the jump.