From the Conservative YouTube website.
The attack ads begin fast.
In the past few years, the Liberals have not attacked back. This has been a reflection of how financially strapped the party has been but also how they did not heed advice on addressing the issue. A posting on YouTube doesn't cost a lot of money. However, it is likely to garner lots of extra press.
Trudeau said he would try to stay positive but I think that they have to respond and respond hard.
The Harper government loves talking points and they stick to them like glue. They talk about experience in their ad and some of the big errors made by Trudeau. It is hard not to think of Harper's gaffes when he was new to politics.
Negative ads work. But they also makes for cynical politics and many disengage. However, this good for parties who rely on hyperpartisan support. What do they car of electoral votes drop even further when being elected is more important?
We'll see if Trudeau responds. If not, his lead in the polls right now could collapse.