If the Democrat in the race (Maggie Hassan) for Senator from New Hampshire has any sort of team at all then the deer-in-the-headlights look Kelly Ayotte gave, coupled with her stammering reply to the question in their debate tonight becomes part of an ad by tomorrow morning.
Sen. Ayotte was asked a question that she should have seen coming from a mile away. She was asked whether children should look up to Donald Trump as a role model.
Ayotte answered, “Uh, well I think, uh, certainly there are many role models that we have and uh, I believe he can serve as president so absolutely I can do that.”
(The correct answer was hell, no. Trump is not a role model for kids.)
The logical follow-up question of why Ayotte had not endorsed Trump came up next, and she answered, “Because I’ve had some disagreements with him, and I’ve been quite clear about those disagreements, and this is an area where Governor Hassan has been lockstep with Hillary Clinton. Um, I haven’t heard major disagreements that she’s had with Sec. Clinton so who’s going to stand up on behalf of the people of New Hampshire?”
Ayotte now claims she "misspoke," and BOTH SIDES!
Update 2: Required viewing for soon-to-be-former Senator Ayotte: