opinion | Eric Greetens casts himself as Rino Hunter

Republicans should be able to retake the Senate in November, but they could blow their chances by nominating candidates that many voters find offensive. A prime example is Missouri Republican Senate candidate Eric Greetens, who is running a TV ad that shows a remarkably poor decision even for him.

In the online ad, Mr. Grittens carries a shotgun and announces that he is looking for “RINO”, an acronym for Republican in Name Only, which the ad says “feeds on corruption and cowardice”. Marked by stripes.” Armed men in military gear break into a house in the ad, followed by Mr. Grittens, who encourages: “Join the MAGA team. Obtain a RINO hunting permit. There is no bagging limit, no tagging limit, and it doesn’t end until we save our country. ,