Kerry puts on pro-Kerry ads (i.e., no mention of Bush) in Republican friendly states (Louisiana and Colorado) and Bush responds with his own anti-Kerry ads (i.e., lots of mention of Kerry) in those same states. (courtesy Political Wire)
Meanwhile, Bush spends time shoring up the Republican base in southwest Ohio. (courtesy dailyKos)
Kerry is expanding beyond the swing states into Republican territory while Bush has to retreat and protect his base.
And people think Kerry is in trouble?