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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

NRA Targets Bloomberg, New Yorkers In Commercial For Bob McDonnell (VIDEO)

The NRA is taking aim at Mayor Bloomberg, New Yorkers, and apparently the mafia (who one would think would be some of the gun rights group's biggest supporters) in new television ads airing in Virginia.

In the commercial supporting GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell, an actor whose "mob" accent sounds closer to Hugh Grant in Mickey Blue Eyes (if you haven't seen the film, it's about as good as you imagine) than a local wiseguy, explains to Virginia voters that it would be in their best interest not to vote for McDonnell if they "know what's good" for them.

Bloomberg underwrote a commercial in April that attacked McDonnell and pushed for the closure of the state's "gun show loophole."

The attack ad is particularly timely as Bloomberg announced earlier today the results of an undercover sting operation targeting gun shows across the country.

The anti-gun show loophole ad: