Since when did the Republicans get so good at graphic design?
The state's congressional races are taking an ugly turn. First, the GOP was accused of darkening the skin color of their opponent in the Third District. Now, just in time for Halloween, they are turning their female adversaries into monsters in the fourth.
Minn Indy's Paul Schmelzer reports:
The GOP has been accused of fear-mongering this campaign cycle, but Republican candidate Ed Matthews has taken it to a new, overt level: he’s borrowed the horror-film genre to strike fear into voters of the Fourth Congressional District. In a mailer posted at Minnesota Democrats Exposed, Matthews’ team has photoshopped Democratic incumbent Betty McCollum to look like Leatherface from “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”
See the flyer after the jump.
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