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.
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
Did we miss a good take from the media or blogosphere? Tweet it using #campaignreads. We’ll feature all the best picks this afternoon on Campaignreads.com.