Really? After all these years I was pretty sure it was their specialty. Via.
National Republican leaders "are voicing increasing dismay over the course of the party's presidential primary, which has fallen into such a negative grind that they warn it could cost them the White House," Politico reports.
"At the core of their concern is the atmosphere of daily vituperation between the top candidates. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich are now engaged in a seemingly constant knife fight, interrupted by only the sparest of positive, policy-oriented debate."
Notes former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D): "In terms of sustained negativity, there's nothing like it in history."