GOP mailer turns Grimes into Obama
© Kentucky GOP

The Kentucky Republican Party is reminding voters of Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes's ties to President Obama with a holographic mailer that shows her turning into him.

ADVERTISEMENT

The mailer first shows President Obama's iconic 2008 "Hope" campaign poster, designed by artist Shepard Fairey, and when tilted backwards it becomes a shot of Grimes in a similar style with text reading "nope."

On the back, recipients can read more about how "the Obama-Grimes liberals are trying to fool Kentucky again."

Republicans have worked to make the Kentucky race a referendum on President Obama, who remains deeply unpopular in the state, tying Grimes to the president and national Democrats at every opportunity. The mailer offers voters a more vivid reminder of the GOP argument that a vote for Grimes is essentially a vote for Obama's agenda.

Polling has shown a tight race, with Sen. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPelosi, Schumer press for gun screenings as Trump inches away The malware election: Returning to paper ballots only way to prevent hacking First House Republican backs bill banning assault weapons MORE (R-Ky.) opening up a slight lead, though both parties believe he's running neck-and-neck with Grimes.