From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
Missouri Democrats protest against Ashcroft Meth Ad
August 31, 2000
By: Laetitia Thompson
State Capital Bureau
This is Laetitia Thompson for Missouri Capital Caucus.
Missouri Democrats spoke out against a John Ashcroft campaign ad that accuses Mel Carnahan of a weak record in the fight against methamphetamine production.
The collection of Democratic sheriffs, prosecutors and lawmakers say the ad is simply dishonest.
They argue Carnahan signed the strongest anti-meth law in the United States two years ago.
And St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch says the group supports any Democrat or Republican who voted in favor of the meth law.
Buchanan County Prosecutor Dwight Scroggins was not as bipartisan.
He suggested Ashcroft pull the ad completely.
But Ashcroft spokesman David James says the ad is NOT dishonest.
When asked if Ashcroft will pull the meth ad, James said absolutely not.
From Jefferson City, I'm Laetitia Thompson.