For most of August, North Carolina viewers have been inundated with political ads alternatively supporting and deriding the competing presidential candidates. Images of Obama and Romney have become more plentiful than car salesmen, although the balance lately seems to have swung more Romney's way. During a recent nightly newscast in Raleigh, two political ads supporting Romney ran during the 30-minute show.
To be sure, both sides say the opposition ads are filled with flaws and distortions. But neither appears willing to let up.
Associated Press writer Timothy Rogers in Raleigh, N.C., and AP Special Correspondent David Espo in Tampa contributed to this report.
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