Meet David Vitter's (Alleged) Prostitute

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Wow. This ad from Charlie Melancon, David Vitter's Democratic opponent in the Louisiana Senate race, is brutally hard-hitting, even for Louisiana. A few years ago, you'll recall that Vitter was embroiled in the "DC Madam" prostitution scandal, but survived, and is comfortably ahead in his race for reelection (it's Louisiana!). The two-minute ad features "a former French Quarter prostitute" who says she was hired by Vitter (a.k.a. "The Teflon John")--and doesn't hold back on detail:

 

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