The New Jersey Democratic State Committee has just released what may be the most Jersey political attack ad ever, featuring people dropping F-bombs when they learn that Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli once led an effort to ban swearing in his town.
Back in 1994, while serving on the Raritan Borough Council, Ciattarelli voted and championed a curse ban in the community that would have fined violators $500, according to InsiderNJ.com.
The anti-swearing measure passed the council 5-0, but the town’s police chief opposed it because it violated the First Amendment. InsiderNJ.com reported that Ciattarelli defended the policy, saying that “four-letter expletives” could violate someone else’s “right to a civil and tranquil environment.”
Folks in the ad, who may or may not be real Jersey voters, showcased some colorful language in response to the cursing ban Ciatarelli once supported.
Even Governor Murphy shared the ad:
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