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Nasty Democratic attack Ads? That’s unpossible!

Giving credit where credit is due, here’s liberal blog Talking Points Memo:

Nasty Attack Ad Hits Jewish Dem Congressman For Visiting “Our Churches”

This brutal new attack ad from House candidate Nikki Tinker, who is challenging liberal Tennessee Rep. Steven Cohen in tomorrow’s Democratic primary, just might be the nastiest, most race-baiting (and Jew-baiting) ad of the entire cycle.

“While he’s in our churches, clapping his hands and tapping his feet … he’s the only senator who thought our kids shouldn’t be allowed to pray in school,” the announcer says, referring to an old vote against school prayer from when Cohen was a state senator. And remember, this is coming from a Democrat.

Good on TPM for reporting this, but I could do without the breathless “this is coming from a Democrat.” I suppose it’s too much to ask that liberal bloggers will now discover that along with nasty campaign ads, voter fraud is a bipartisan phenomenon, and disproportionately Democratic at that. 

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