Don Blankenship, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate and former CEO of Massey Energy Company, issues a Golden Horseshoe test challenge to New Jersey/Washington D.C. native Patrick Morrisey. It is appalling that Patrick Morrisey, who moved to West Virginia a few years ago to run for public office after losing a congressional race in his home state of New Jersey and lobbying for big pharmaceutical companies in D.C., to say I am not a West Virginian. I grew up and was educated
This ad makes clear that Patrick Morrisey is associated with drug distributors who have knowingly distributed millions of unneeded drugs into West Virginia. These so called pain killing drugs cause far more pain for West Virginia residents than they relieve.
As West Virginians, we are all sickened by the drug epidemic. We are also angry that our state leads the nation in drug overdose deaths per capita. Morrisey and his wife's firm have lobbied on behalf of these compani
UPDATE: After a conversation between Don Blankenship and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, earlier today, we have made several minor changes to this ad to ensure it accurately depicts Morrisey's relationships with Cardinal Health and Planned Parenthood. In an abundance of caution, we have also made a few changes in the ad explanation. Williamson, W.Va. - Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy Company and candidate for U.S. Senate, released a web ad that highlights Patr