Democrat Jack Conway attacks Rand Paul over religion in Kentucky senate race?

We’ve seen Democrats go to some crazy lengths this election cycle to downplay their left-leaning positions, but this is pretty unbelievable. Here we have a doctrinaire liberal candidate who just a short time ago was a enthusiastic supporter of Obamacare and cap and trade legislation now trying to come off like an out-and-out bible thumper:

Paul’s been pretty upfront about his libertarianism and youthful shenanigans, but maybe the Conway campaign has reason to believe that this ad will be effective, but even Talking Points Memo says “it’s somewhere between a hokey Tea Party ad and an SNL spoof.”

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