Linda McMahon’s Business Credentials
This weekend, I went to a wedding in Connecticut and, on the drive from Greenwich to Hartford, in the middle of the state, was surprised to see Linda McMahon’s (R) Senate campaign signs outnumbering Richard Blumenthal’s (D) about 10 to 1. Blumenthal currently has but a slim lead over the former wrestling executive, to the surprise of many in the Nutmeg State. So he’s upping his game, bringing in none other than President Obama to stump with him and spending more on advertising.
In ads, he is going after McMahon’s record as an executive, focusing on her cutting workers and avoiding corporate taxes.
McMahon’s campaign has run numerous ads playing up how she headed a job-creating company, described as a producer of a “soap opera.” Here’s one:
I can’t find any detailed employment information on the WWE, but its stock shows it has not been a great long-term investment. It is currently trading at 2001 levels.