Texas Senate Candidate Compares Rival to Mythical Bloodsucking Monster

| Fri Sep. 23, 2011 12:43 PM EDT

According to the most recent polling from Public Policy Polling, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst currently holds a commanding 29-point lead over former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz in the GOP primary to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas). But maybe that will change after Texans watch this new attack ad from Cruz, in which he compares the state's second-in-command to the mythical chupacabra:

Your move, Demon Sheep.