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Last December I wrote an optimistic cover story for The Nation predicting
that "peace advocates will likely have the best funded antiwar message in
history" during the coming election year, as "tens of millions of dollars
will be raised for voter education and registration and get-out-the-vote
campaigns through the 527 committees which disseminate election messages
independent of partisan candidates."
Coming soon in the latest in the war on TV — that is, the battle between U.S. Senate candidates Bob Schaffer and Mark Udall — is an ad sponsored by a group called VoteVets.org attacking the Republican Schaffer for his record on the war in Iraq.