"When Roberts does visit he says he has 'full access' to a La-Z-Boy recliner. At a donor’s house. On a golf course," the ad's narrator continues.
That's a reference to a Roberts quote in the Times story. The senator joked to the paper that he has "full access to the recliner" in the house where he stays.
Wolf's campaign is spending about $4,500 to air the ad over the course of five days, it confirmed. Even in Kansas, where airtime is relatively cheap, that's a limited buy.
CNN first reported on the commercial.
A radiologist and the second cousin once removed of President Obama, Wolf is running as a tea party candidate in the mold of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.). At this point, he remains something of a long-shot, but the story about Roberts's residency could give him a new opening ahead of the August primary.
Updated at 4:12 p.m.