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Brian Kemp, the Second Amendment, and ‘Jake’

You already know that the topic of the Second Amendment is roiling the GOP race for governor in Georgia – what with Casey Cagle, Delta and the NRA and that TV spot in which Clay Tippins accuses Hunter Hill of being another Benedict Arnold when it comes to gun rights.

Secretary of State Brian Kemp just jumped into the issue with a TV ad, and his splash of humor could make a difference – although we swear this is an idea he’s stolen from state Sen. Bruce Thompson, R-White. Watch:

We don’t know how much money Kemp is putting behind this move, but you’re likely to see this spot for a while. Below, by the way, is the prom photo you often see on Senator Thompson’s Facebook page:

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Jim Galloway
Jim Galloway
Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.