According to the New York Times: Americans for Prosperity, the Tea Party organization backed by the Koch brothers, is set to begin a $25 million advertising assault aimed at President Obama, its largest effort to date.
The Times article uses the Koch brother funding as a negative example of how independent political groups funded by a small number of wealthy donors are shaping the presidential campaign in key swing states. Apparently, NYT writers forgot about the millions given to Super PACs by Democratic ally George Soros.
The following is one of the first ads that will be played in key battleground states over a three week period.
Many conservatives will be thinking it’s about time for Republicans to start responding to the many negative recent campaign ads by Team Obama.
Updated 8/9–Ad has been updated to the AFP site after the other was closed.