After mostly ignoring his independent opponent and then finding himself suddenly at risk of losing, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) gave a preview of its future attacks on independent candidate Greg Orman in a new online video published Friday. The video is one of the first concrete examples of the tack the Roberts campaign, recently taken over by national GOP operatives will take to hold on to a seat that could decide who controls the Senate.
The online video, dubbed "PRETENDER," portrayed Orman as a closeted Democrat who is feigning conservatism to defeat Roberts. The ad invokes Orman's brief 2008 Senate run as a Democrat and his campaign donations to Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, and Barack Obama.
"Like Obama, Greg Orman will saying anything to get elected," the narrator says, "even pretending he's a conservative like Pat Roberts."
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