In the crucial state of Ohio, which votes tomorrow, the airwaves are blanketed with harshly negative attacks from Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and their allies, with questions raised on all sides’ about the candidates’ conservative credentials.
One notable spot, from the Virginia-based Life & Marriage PAC features a thickly-accented impersonator of the liberal financier George Soros, proposing to President Obama that he put Mitt Romney on his own ticket.
In a Romney ad, meanwhile, conservative legal activist Jay Sekulow promises that Romney will appoint conservative judges — and blasts Santorum for voting for to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998, suggesting he would support Supreme Court justices like her.
Santorum’s own ads, meanwhile, hammer a consistent theme: Romney, says the announce in one, is not “one of us.”
- President Trump accused Barack Obama of organizing recent protests against him and leaking information from the White House to the press.
- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos compared historically black colleges and universities to charter schools, spurring criticism of "whitewashing history."
- A second wave of bomb threats sent to Jewish community centers brought the number of locations threatened on Monday to 30.
- PricewaterhouseCoopers fessed up to the Oscars oops that caused "La La Land" to be named best picture instead of "Moonlight."