Pa. Governor’s Race: Wolf Keeps Big Lead Over Corbett in Latest Poll

Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, continues to hold a huge lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the latest Franklin & Marshall poll. Wolf leads Corbett 49 percent to 31 percent among Pennsylvania’s registered voters and has a larger lead (54-34 percent) among self-reported likely voters.

About 1 in 5 voters are undecided.

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GOP Flier Links Wolf With Gosnell

Newsworks reports that the Pennsylvania GOP is sending out a flier linking Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf to murderous “House of Horrors” abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.

Wolf, the flier says, wants “to turn back the clock to the days when abortionists like Gosnell were able to commit atrocities without oversight.” Wolf has condemned the ad.
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Tom Corbett: “Dead Man Walking”


The news isn’t getting any better for the governor:

Corbett is down 24 percentage points to Wolf, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll of 1,161 likely voters. With less than two months until the Nov. 4 election, Corbett has virtually no chance of closing the gap that shows 59 percent of voters support Wolf, compared with 35 percent of voters who support Corbett, said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac poll.

“He is dead man walking,” Malloy said.

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Magazine Says Pa. Governor Race Is “Likely Democratic”


Less than two months to the election, and Tom Wolf’s defeat of Tom Corbett is increasingly looking like a sure thing.

PoliticsPA points to Governing magazine, which every year offers election forecasts. The magazine has changed its forecast of the Pennsylvania governor’s race from “leaning Democratic” to “likely Democratic,” and seems likely to be the only Republican-held governorship to change hands this year.
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“Torture Porn” Actor Feels Used by Republicans

Alan Benyak, the actor who appeared in a recent Tom Wolf ad — after having already appeared in the “torture porn” film Breeding Farm —is mad at the GOP for blowing his old acting assignment out of proportion.

“I feel I’m being bandied about by the Republican party, the National Republican Party, and certainly the Corbett people,” Benyak told KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
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Actor from Tom Wolf Ad Was In Torture Porn Called Breeding Farm


This is a screenshot from a Tom Wolf for Governor television commercial that was removed from YouTube on Monday afternoon. The man seen here is Alan Benyak, a Pennsylvania actor who is also an attorney. And his previous screen credits include a torture porn called Breeding Farm.

BuzzFeed reported on the unfortunate work history on Monday. In the Tom Wolf commercial, Benyak was seen talking about Wolf’s past in the Peace Corps.

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