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Americans for Prosperity
Cookie cutter campaigns [Commentary]
Cookie cutter campaigns [Commentary]

Thousands of miles on the road this summer and fall have afforded me the opportunity to observe a variety of political ads from across the spectrum. Herewith, observations from the heartland: I assume the relentless Democratic campaign to demonize the conservative Koch Brothers and their "Americans for Prosperity" organization has been poll tested, but I still don't get it. Driving negatives against someone (or something) that few people recognize violates a core tenet of political advertising. Nevertheless, a relentless indictment of all things Koch proceeds apace due to AFP's continuing criticism of Obamacare in states where vulnerable Democratic incumbents are on the...