It's an election season most of us would rather forget. But in the spirit of holiday cheer, here's a quick trip down memory lane. The worst (or best?) political ads of 2010:
5. Lizbeth Benacquisto's rape ad. The Republican state Senate candidate used the ad to address her position on abortion. Not to be outdone, a supporter of Benacquisto's Democratic opponent, Kevin Rader, came forward to say she had been raped, too. Tastelessness ensued.