Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont’s campaign launched the first television commercial for governor featuring the candidate behind the wheel of his car chatting about turning 64 and ruminating about the future. He faces an August 14 primary from Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim. Check out video. Transcript follows.
So, I turned sixty-four this year.
Kind of liberating, actually.
I’m not running for governor as a stepping-stone … not thinking about re-election, not going to take a salary and I don’t need a government car; this one’s going to do just fine.
Middle-class has taken a hit for years; maybe it’s time for your governor to give back as well.
I am going to be totally open about what we’re doing.
And honestly, I can’t turn around the state in year one, but you’re sure as heck going to know where we’re going.