Attack Ads Fly In Special Election For Gillibrand’s House Seat

Scott Murphy, the Democratic candidate in the March 31 special election for Kirsten Gillibrand’s former House seat has this new TV ad actively tying himself to the popular President Obama — and lambasting his Republican opponent Jim Tedisco for having refused to take a position on the stimulus bill:

A little while earlier, Tedisco came out with this ad attacking Murphy as an ethically-bankrupt businessman:

So the Democrat has been attacking the Republicans as an Albany politician, and the Republican has been slamming the Dem as just another Wall St. millionaire. Considering the unpopularity of both of those professions, just how low could the turnout get in this race?