A liberal ad suggests Alito can’t be trusted. A conservative ad says he’s admired. We supply context.
A mostly liberal group’s ad says Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito made a ruling “to make it easier for corporations to discriminate” and also “voted to approve the strip search of a 10-year-old girl.” As is often the case with 30-second ads, there’s more to it than that.
Mehlman claims,”Before Ms. Miers was even announced many Democrat groups said they would oppose her.” Actually, none did.
The abortion-rights group’s latest ad takes issue with Judge Roberts on whether the Constitution contains a right to privacy.
Attack ad says he supported an abortion-clinic bomber and excused violence. In fact, Roberts called clinic bombers “criminals” who should be prosecuted fully.
Groups launch new ads only hours after Supreme Court vacancy announced. Each side portrays the other as extreme, even before a nominee is named.
Pro-Bush group’s ad faults Democrats for criticisms they haven’t yet made, about a Supreme Court nominee who hasn’t been named, to a vacancy that doesn’t yet exist.
Kerry claims the Supreme Court is “just one vote away” from overturning abortion rights for women. Make that TWO votes.