This is a very tough television ad from Mitt Romneyairing in Iowa today. (Hat tip: The Page)

The ads start with the familiar epanaphoric sentences: "Two pro-life governors..."

As in: hey: Romney is also a social conservative. Don't let Huckabee bamboozle you. Here's what you don't know about it. Don't worry: you won't risk anything by supporting Romney.

As the Page says, it plays the Clemency card, the Meth card -- a huge issue in Iowa -- and the murderer card.

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