Low road attacks hinder Kirk
I confess upfront that I'm not neutral in this year's Illi-nois Senate race. For num-erous reasons I'll stipulate, I'm rooting for GOP Rep. Mark Kirk over Demo-cratic State Treasurer Alexi Giannou-lias.
That said, the flap over Kirk's misstatements about his military service is reaching ridiculous proportions -- ex-aggerated into a mini-scandal by Democrats and both local and national media.
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