By Karl Kurtz
Sabato's Crystal Ball features "10 classic political ads that 2014 candidates should (or shouldn’t) copy". All of them are clever and engaging. A few were successful. My favorites (maintaining strict multi-partisanship) are "Fast Paced Paul" Wellstone's 1990 insurgent campaign ad against incumbent U.S. Sen. Rudy Boschwitz (R-Minn.), Republican challenger Florence Sullivan's ad depicting U.S. Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan riding a fence as "The Great Straddler" in 1982, and independent Jesse Ventura's "Action Figure" making fun of his own background as a professional wrestler in the 1998 Minnesota governor's race.