Violence, Crime, Drugs: These G.O.P. Messages Go Grim – The New York Times

In this ad produced by the Congressional Leadership Fund for Troy Balderson, the Ohio Republican who appears to have just edged out his Democratic opponent in a special election, the viewer sees a succession of images: someone in a hooded sweatshirt pulled over the face, a syringe dropping into white powder, a mob waving signs that say “Crush ICE.” And the kicker: Danny O’Connor, the Democratic candidate, is a sympathizer, the ad says.