The morning after Marco RubioMarco RubioNorth Korean official calls Trump idea of meeting 'nonsense' Senate candidate taunts Sanders: Why don't you endorse Alan Grayson? Carson: 'I would not want to be on the ticket or in the Cabinet’ MORE aggressively attacked Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJimmy Carter: Trump 'tapped a waiting reservoir there of inherent racism' Roger Stone looking into creating pro-Trump nonprofit: report Wesley Clark: 'No one knows' what Trump stands for MORE in the CNN debate, a super-PAC supporting the Florida senator is unleashing new ads against the billionaire front-runner.
The first ad, “Fools,” uses a portion of Trump’s victory speech on Tuesday night in Nevada, during which he said “I love the poorly educated."
The second ad, called "Knows Nothing," points to what Rubio and his allies are describing as a central flaw in Trump’s qualifications for the presidency — his lack of foreign policy experience. The ads will air in states holding primary contests in March, according to Sadosky.
The anti-Trump onslaught is a new strategic pivot for Conservative Solutions PAC, and it comes as Rubio himself has upped his aggression, describing Trump as a "con artist" during a Friday interview on CBS's "This Morning."
The super-PAC attack wave also comes as stunning amounts of money are pouring into the pro-Rubio group. Since Jeb Bush quit the race, the Republican donor class has accelerated its efforts to stop Trump and solidify Rubio as the party's alternative.
The Hill revealed on Thursday night that mega-donors have pledged more than $10 million — cash that was described by a source familiar with the group's fundraising as "for immediate wiring" — to the Rubio group in the wake of Bush quitting the race after the South Carolina primary.