WATCH: Are These Abortion Attack Ads Hurting Russ Feingold?

A super PAC launched this ad at the end of September attacking former Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold for voting in favor of partial-birth abortion eight times:

Great news, given Republicans are so seldom willing to put the Democrats’ abortion extremism in front of voters.

The latest polling shows a big drop in support for Feingold — he’s lost 5 points since¬†October 6th. Republican Ron Johnson is now within 3 points. Surely many factors are in play, but punching Feingold on late-term abortions clearly didn’t hurt.

Maggie Gallagher is a senior fellow at the American Principles Project and can be followed on Twitter @MaggieGallaghe. Continue Reading