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.

A rare inside look at “The Defeat of Barack Hussein Obama,” a SuperPac’s detailed plan. @jimrutenberg and I report:

— Jeff Zeleny (@jeffzeleny) May 17, 2012

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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