You won’t hear it on the radio in Charleston, but a conservative political action committee is running radio ads in the Upstate that attack a GOP attorney general candidate for his work in bringing Boeing to South Carolina.

At a news conference on Tuesday, Leighton Lord called on the American Future Fund to reveal its motivation for ads that attack him for representing Boeing in collecting state incentives that helped land the airplane manufacturer’s second Dreamliner facility.

The ad states: “Nine-hundred million dollars in tax breaks and debt financed by Upstate taxpayers and hauled off to Charleston.”

Lord says it’s a mysterious jab from Washington special interests.

“I challenge any member, donor, or leader who actually calls South Carolina home to debate me face to face on the merits of Boeing’s investment in South Carolina and the process that brought thousands of jobs and opportunities to all of our state,” Lord said.


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