The Chicago Tribune in an editorial which strongly endorsed Robert Dold for reelection to Congress called Brad Schneider's portrayal of Dold as a Tea Party Member or Tea Party supporter "laughable." The Daily Herald in their endorsement of Dold called Schneider's portrayals as deliberately misleading.
Schneider's response? Doubling down on more advertising that followed the same messages.
Today a cartoon by Scott Stantis of the Chicago Tribune completely sums up the Schneider campaign:
Are the voters of the 10th Congressional District too smart to fall for Schneider's tactics? I believe they are.