She’s actually playing on parents’ fears of children dying to win votes. Unbelievable.
I mean, on one had it’s sad she’s resorting to Rovian tactics, but I’m not surprised given the type of campaign she has run. This is par for course at this point.
TPM also sums up why this ad is a bad idea for a Democrat to run:
Should Barack Obama ultimately win the Democratic nomination, it’s hard not to picture John McCain’s campaign running an ad very much like this one.
In any event, my answer to the question “Who do you want answering the phone?” is “Not Hillary.”
Here’s Obama’s response:
Again, not a good day for Hillary.
And here’s the response ad from Obama, which will probably make Clinton and company sorry they ever ran their ad in the first place.
Something tells me this guy would do well against the Republican Noise Machineâ„¢.