It has been well reported that the general election will likely go down to the wire. Grade: Come on, you gotta love this one. Not that it will necessarily have a huge impact, but it’s different and ballsy. B
The peculiar ad was made by Senate Majority PAC, a SuperPAC run by former aides to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, which has led Democratic efforts to match the tidal wave of Republican outside spending that has washed over the midterm elections.
At least in North Carolina, those efforts have been succesful; Senate Majority PAC and other liberal outside groups have matched their conservative counterparts nearly dollar for dollar in the Tar Heel State.
The content of the attack ad is likely to resurface repeatedly throughout Tillis’ campaign against Senator Kay Hagan, the incumbent Democrat. Although Tillis did not earn much Tea Party support during the Republican primary, he has an extensive right-wing record as speaker of North Carolina’s legislature, which Democrats will hope to turn against him.