The ugly run-to-the-extreme right runoff for the Republican nomination for attorney general between David Sterling and Leslie Rutledge couldn’t be better illustrated than by two photos I saw this morning.

At top, you have a Sterling Facebook photo of Fort Smith gun nuts with their strap-ons waving campaign signs for Sterling, whose dark money campaign has been built on his support for an unnecessary Kill the Witness law in a state with a more than adequate self-defense statute.

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Below, you have the legislative endorsement list for Sterling. Enough said.

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