Ad War Update

Apr 19 2012 @ 8:00am

The Romney campaign taunts Obama in Charlotte, ahead of the Democratic Convention: 

Meanwhile, the Paul campaign is running this spot in Rhode Island, and the Obama team launches its first series of Spanish-language ads featuring Latino organizers for the campaign in Colorado, Nevada, and Florida. Here's the Nevada spot: 

Alex Burns notes the positive and proactive nature of the campaign: 

Most of Obama's ads so far have fallen into a defensive mold, pushing back on third-party group attacks on his energy record. In this case, the president's campaign is taking the initiative in spending early to define the 2012 race among the Latino voters he must win by a massive margin. Today is also the national launch day of Latinos for Obama.

The DNC continues to target women: 

Mitch Daniels' version of the ad here

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