Reports of Laurie Hawn's support for attack ads were greatly exaggerated

Over the weekend, CTV reported that Laurie Hawn was defending the Conservative side’s one! day! only! attack ads. On Sunday, Mr. Hawn took to Twitter to clarify his feelings.

CTV cherry picks my remarks. Didn’t support attack ads. Said they’re not my style and don’t pay attention to them.

Attack ad aficionados needn’t fret about the disappearance of the two clips in question as a quick check of the Conservative Party of Canada’s official YouTube page shows plenty of similar adverts are still available. Indeed, of the 30 videos posted there, 22 concern the opposition parties. Nineteen of those are specific to Mr. Ignatieff.

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