As Scott has noted, Mary Landrieu is desperately trying to hang on to her Senate seat by distancing herself from President Obama, while at the same time catering more quietly to his few remaining admirers. But the reality is that as a Democrat, she can’t hide from Obama’s toxic legacy.
We have praised, a couple of times, the terrific work being done by Conservative War Chest. They are currently running this excellent ad in Louisiana. The genius of the ad is that it is directed entirely at Obama. It never mentions Mary Landrieu; the one fact that everyone in Louisiana knows about her is that she votes with Obama 97% of the time. Nor does it mention her opponent, Bill Cassidy, who is just pictured briefly at the end. Sit back and enjoy: