Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Jeremiah Wright and Joe Ricketts: Analysis from around the Web | #Campaignreads

The New York Times’ bombshell report on a GOP Super PAC’s plan to use President Obama’s relationship with his former pastor in attack ads has blotted out the sun for other campaign coverage.

Mitt Romney said Wednesday morning that he repudiated attacks like those outlined in the proposal. Joe Ricketts, who commissioned the proposal through his super PAC, issued a statemment Wednesday saying it was one of several submitted to him and was never accepted.

Today’s #campaignreads picks are takes from around the Web on the fallout from the story.

The Fix: Why a Jeremiah Wright attack (probably) won’t work

Joe Klein: Really, Really Ugly

National Journal: The GOP loses claim to the high road

Matt Lewis: Bad idea, but should Romney have repudiated it?

Matt Yglesias: Attack Makes Sense Even if it Doesn’t Work

NBC Politics: When Willie Horton meets Jeremiah Wright

Greg Sargent: GOP struggles to banish ghost of Jeremiah Wright

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