Aaron Bean CD 4 ad talks family, inflation

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Titled 'Bean Sprouts,' the 30-second spot introduces the Bean sons to the district.

Sen. Aaron Bean’s congressional campaign released a new ad this week, though it’s had notably fewer views and airings than the political action committee-backed ad that dropped in the Jacksonville market for the 4th Congressional District the day before.

Titled “Bean Sprouts,” the 30-second spot introduces the Bean sons to the district.

“We called them the ‘Bean sprouts’ whether they liked it or not,” Bean says in a voiceover while a video of photos of the children, designed to look like Polaroids, moves across the screen. 

“I’m Aaron Bean, and those are my three sons — Bradley, Gray and Walker,” Bean adds, as the camera goes to him speaking in front of a white wall.

“Today they’re grown men, but they’re still our boys. My children and yours count on us to do the right thing, stop reckless spending, end runaway inflation, safeguard our freedoms, so that ‘Bean sprouts’ and all sprouts inherit an America that’s safe, strong and free.”

The ad started its run Wednesday, with more than $4,500 spent so far. As of 9 a.m. Friday, the ad aired 24 times for more than 549,000 impressions of adults 35 years old and older, according to data collected by AdImpact.

Recent polling shows Bean with large leads over Republican Primary opponents Erik Aguilar and Jon Chuba.

Wes Wolfe

Wes Wolfe is a reporter who's worked for newspapers across the South, winning press association awards for his work in Georgia and the Carolinas. He lives in Jacksonville and previously covered state politics, environmental issues and courts for the News-Leader in Fernandina Beach. You can reach Wes at [email protected] and @WesWolfeFP. Facebook: facebook.com/wes.wolfe


5 comments

  • Michael

    August 12, 2022 at 10:08 am

    Does anyone else find this creepy? Like his kids are GROWN. One of them is in public office and he is talking about his children? Weird to me

    • Bonnie O’Dowd

      August 13, 2022 at 9:11 am

      He’s weird. And what is it with the BEARD?!?! Yuck!

    • Florida Politics and Bean Loving

      August 14, 2022 at 6:49 pm

      I think what’s more creepier is how much Florida Politics keeps talking out Aaron Bean AND NO OTHER CANDIDATE RUNNING IN ANY ELECTION.
      Now we know where the Bradley money is being funneled to. Florida Politics lol…
      Which by the way, Florida Politics won’t talk about.
      #didntvotefortherinobean

  • Fed up in Fernandina

    August 13, 2022 at 9:09 am

    Bean, Bean, Bean, Bean, Bean.
    Why do I suddenly have to FART?!?!

  • Ben Martin

    August 19, 2022 at 9:22 am

    Is Senator Bean a “public servant” or a “corporate servant”? Check you who funds him Internet makes that easy. Big Banking and Big Pharma are behind Senator Bean.

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