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Georgia GOP Candidate Gets Flak Over Ad of Him Pointing a Gun at a Teenager

A GOP gubernatorial candidate in Georgia has caused a stir with his new political ad showing him pointing a gun at a teenager.

Brian Kemp‘s ad shows him holding a shotgun as he talks to with “Jake,” a young adult interested in dating one of his daughters. After having Jake outline his policy positions, Kemp asks him to recite the two rules for dating his daughters.

“Respect and a healthy appreciation for the Second Amendment, sir,” Jake answers.

The ad ends with Kemp pointing the gun at jake and dryly saying, “We’re gonna get along just fine.”

The ad has gotten over 400,000 views across multiple media platforms in the last few days, and the its taking criticism from those saying an ad of a gun being pointed at a kid is too much. To that end, viewers have reportedly called Atlanta NBC affiliate 11 Alive and asked them not to run the commercial anymore.

Watch above, via Kemp for Governor.

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