Kyrsten Sinema Airs Shameful Ad Exploiting Veteran’s Suicide

Wendy Rogers

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Airs Shameful Ad Exploiting Veteran’s Suicide

(TEMPE, AZ) – Democrat Kyrsten Sinema recently launched a political ad entitled “Daniel” centering on the heartbreaking suicide of a soldier suffering from PTSD.

“I find it sickening that Kyrsten Sinema would air such an ad. It is revolting that she would attempt to exploit a soldier’s suicide for her own political gain. As a veteran and social worker, I find this ad to be exploitative, offensive, and in poor taste. It is absolutely vile that Kyrsten Sinema and her campaign team would even consider an ad like this, and I hope that she will immediately cease airing this ad and issue an apology,” said Wendy Rogers.

“By launching such a tasteless ad, Kyrsten Sinema is trying to distract from her record, as her rhetoric does not match reality. In 2012, she ran for Congress on the promise that she would help clear the VA backlog. Even though she knew there was a problem long before the issue hit national headlines when at least 40 veterans died, she did nothing to fix it. Sinema is a career bureaucrat and she has taken the typical Washington DC approach, standing by her fellow bureaucrats and calling for studies rather than immediate action. This has left veterans waiting for answers while Sinema puts her fellow bureaucrats ahead of her constituents,” said Rogers’ campaign manager, Martin Mastro. “Meanwhile, Wendy Rogers was the first to call for system administrators and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign, and she also urged the adoption of several policy proposals to help get the VA back on the right track. Arizona voters want a congresswoman who will focus on cutting through bureaucracy and getting the job done, not another career bureaucrat like Kyrsten Sinema who thinks that do-nothing government is acceptable. Our veterans deserve better.”

Wendy Rogers is a 5th-generation U.S. military officer, having retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel. She was one of the first 100 women to serve as a pilot in the Air Force, and she has made defending our veterans’ access to healthcare, education, and jobs one of her top campaign priorities.



  1. Wow. How is this “exploitive”? His parents participated in the ad. Are they to be disregarded because they support Sinema? Are they WRONG for having an opinion that differs from yours? You people are amazing. You can have buckets-full of truth thrown in your faces and you still shake it off, refuse to THINK FOR YOURSELVES, and follow the Tea into the harbor. I remember not too long ago, someone on this site in a blog saying something like “The Arizona Republic is entitled to thier own opinion, but not thier own set of facts”. I laughed out loud. Literally. You people are the epitome of “make up your own facts”.

    And, in addition, this place has become a ghost town. Seems like no one actually has anything to say that makes sense. Maybe because you don’t THINK??

  2. Tell me … WHAT IS SHAMEFUL about this???

  3. What’s shameful is that she is exploiting veteran tragedies to gain support. It’s a very common tactic in politics to exploit… And she definitely is one of them. If you look deep into her history instead of just listening to her campaign ads and thinking she cares.. You’d see that she is a liar and truly has no shame.

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