(THE STATE) A new super PAC headed by a former Mitt Romney campaign manager is planning an ad blitz in South Carolina in an attempt to block Donald Trump’s path to the Republican nomination.
Our Principles PAC is taking credit for the real estate mogul’s second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses behind Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, after the group blanketed the state just weeks after it was formed.
In a 10-day media assault, the PAC spent $2.5 million lambasting the frontrunner over the air, on the phone and in print as someone out of step with Republican voters, using his own words against him. Now they want to ensure South Carolina voters get the same message ahead of the Feb. 20 GOP primary.
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