State GOP ad knocks Evers’ response to violent protests

The Republican Party of Wisconsin put at least $42,500 on cable behind a TV ad accusing Gov. Tony Evers of sleeping through the protests that turned violent around the state Capitol earlier this summer.
The party declined to discuss any details of the ad after announcing it yesterday afternoon. But FCC files show at least a $42,500 buy in the Milwaukee and Green Bay markets through Aug. 26.
The ad opens with video showing Evers' eyes drooping. The narrator in the spot says Evers "has slept through a lot: violence, fires, looting, people beaten, property destroyed" as video is shown from the pr...

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