…as you did here:

It’s then OK for your opponent (Cory Gardner) to also bring up that your dad ran for President.

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(The Mark Udall campaign has gone absolutely INSANE over this ad, by the way. It’s remarkable, how much so.)

It’s a real shame that being pegged as a member of a political dynasty can have a negative effect on voters in a republic, but surely the Democrats knew that going in. It’s a bit unseemly to whine about it now; not to mention, something that a ‘real nice guy’ wouldn’t in fact do…

Moe Lane (crosspost)

PS: People who were around in 2006 might be feeling a little reverse-mirror deja vu: back then Republican incumbents were the ones trying to wiggle out from under the rapidly-descending Electoral Anvils Of Maximum Fun, and some of them were indeed as desperate as Senator Udall-Gamma, here. Or is he Udall-Beta or Alpha (I don’t know how to rank a Senator descended from the female line in the local dynastic system). Or, wait, should it be Senator Udall-Gamma-Secundus? …Assuming that Mo Udall was Rep. Udall-Alpha-Prime.

Seriously, my ancestors came to this country to get away from this sort of thing. …And then promptly started voting for Kennedys, so I can’t be too smug about it.

PPS: It’s fascinating, by the way, that apparently a Republican can’t even call a Democrat a nice guy without having the Democrat respond by shrieking like a four year old who has been denied a cookie. And the Democrats wonder why they can’t have nice things…