Devastating Attack Ad Will Destroy John Cornyn

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Feb. 14 2014 3:50 PM

Devastating Attack Ad Will Destroy John Cornyn

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John Cornyn, right, listens closely to his turtle overlord, left.

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

In the primary for Texas' U.S. Senate seat, Dwayne Stovall hasn't gotten as much coverage as Rep. Steve Stockman. The reason, mostly, is that missing "Rep." Stockman, for all his issues, has been elected to Congress. Stovall is a more typical Tea Party challenger, the kind who runs and wins a small share of the vote on the way to an incumbent's re-election.

But he does have this ad.

Luckily enough I'll be in Texas next week for some reporting, and should be able to find evidence of a Stovall surge.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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