According to the ad-tracking firm Kantar Media/CMAG, the percentage of Republican primary attack ads increased from 6 percent in 2008 to 50 percent in 2012. What do you think?

"This is great news for the grim voiceover industry."

Jennifer Mangrum • Carbon Setter

“That’s because the nice ads featuring their candidate smiling and happy are much more terrifying.”

John Knight • Systems Analyst

"It’s really gotten out of control. What was so wrong with the occasional spurious allusion to an opponent’s illegitimate black baby?"

Joseph Reynolds • Unemployed