The Campaign Season's Hardest-Hitting Attack Ad

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Sept. 28 2012 11:55 AM

The Campaign Season's Hardest-Hitting Attack Ad


Screenshot from Rep. Allen West's campaign commercial

There's been no shortage of attack ads this campaign season, but GOP Rep. Allen West may have just unleashed the hardest-hitting one we've ever seen in his Florida race against Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy.

Take a look for yourself:


A tiny bit of back story, Murphy was 19 at the time of his arrest, which he has since called "the biggest mistake of my life."

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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