TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A television ad from incumbent Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, in his Republican primary race, attacks his physician-opponent over graphic X-ray images the doctor posted on Facebook several years ago.
The three-term senator's campaign is spending about $100,000 to broadcast the ad on cable television statewide for at least 10 days, starting Wednesday, Roberts' office said. The Roberts campaign also will start broadcasting a radio ad statewide on Thursday.
The commercials question whether Roberts' opponent, radiologist Milton Wolf, can be trusted -- citing a Topeka-Capital Journal report about Wolf posting images of fatal gunshot wounds and medical injuries, along with commentary to his Facebook page years ago.
Wolf removed the images shortly after they appeared and has since apologized. His spokesman said the ads continue a "war on doctors" by Roberts.
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