Salon.com said This may be the worst race-baiting campaign ad since Willie Horton.
Greg Sargent at WaPo announced Willie Horton is back!.
The freaking out was over an NRCC-sponsored ad linking Rep. Lee Terry's (R-Neb.) Democratic opponent to convicted murderer Nikko Jenkins, who also happens to be African American.
The ad attacks state Sen. Brad Ashford over his support for the state's "good time" laws, and blames those laws for Jenkins' early release. It doesn't mention Jenkins' race.
Here's the ad:
Here's the original Willie Horton Ad:
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