Republican Negative Ad Spending Explodes

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On Friday Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS announced
a major advertising blitz. Over the next month, beginning Tuesday, it
will spend $25 million on air time in the key swing states of Colorado,
Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio and

It will all be spent on one ad that, while it may be effective, is in
no way informative. The commercial attempts to tie together two GOP
talking points that actually have little to do with one another: that
President Obama has failed to create enough jobs and that he has created
too much federal debt.

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