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Campaigning on all five senses?


(Photo courtesy of the Herald Examiner Collection at LA Public Library Photo Archive)

Attack ads have hit a new low, I'm afraid. And it stinks. From the Fresno Bee's Capitol Alert:

    Republican candidate Van Tran has sent voters a scratch-and-sniff mail piece taking aim at Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez. "Something smells rotten about Loretta – it's the stench of Washington," the mailer reads. Wrote one Capitol Alert reader who received the mailer: "It is a horrible odor – like a combination of five or six of the worst possible scents you can imagine."

Orange County readers: have you gotten any of these? Care to share the experience? Leave a comment here!

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