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Worst Campaign Ads of 2010

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.


4. Rick Scott used his mom to get elected governor. "He's a good boy," she promised.


3. An anti-Dan Gelber
mailer struck a bizarrely prejudiced tone.


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