New Mexico Democrat Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has a new ad out this week that even the local press has reported takes her Republican opponent “wildly out of context.”
On Tuesday, the Alburquerque-based television station KOB4 published a fact-check of Grisham’s latest campaign ad titled “Law Enforcement,” which depicts former local meteorologist and GOP gubernatorial nominee Mark Ronchetti as a proponent of efforts to defund police.
“Keeping New Mexicans safe is part of the governor’s job,” says a narrator. “But Mark Ronchetti will slash budgets for police and law enforcement agencies in every corner of New Mexico.”
The ad then prominently displays the text, “Mark Ronchetti is promising to defund the police.”
The Grisham campaign then airs its evidence for the attack with a