When you think of the term "family values," chances are you think of the Republican Party, circa 1994. But recently, a labor-backed organization called "West Virginia Family Values" is funding attack ads against exclusively Republican targets.
On this week's Front Porch podcast, Laurie Lin suggests this is an attempt to muddy the waters and co-opt conservative messages.
Rick Wilson contests that the Republican Party neither holds a monopoly on family values, nor is it even particularly conservative.
Before that, though, they have to wade through the presidential race, with talk of "bad hombres" and "nasty women."
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