Really, guys? Calling someone a "convicted criminal" because he used a fake ID in college about 20 years ago? Gee, I thought only Republicans did this. Vote 2010 Elections: Democratic Closing Argument: Personal Attacks - ABC News It's not just the Aqua Buddha and David Vitter's prostitute, Democratic candidates across the country are closing out the campaign with personal attacks on Republican candidates, sometimes digging up decades-old legal problems. As you watch this year's ads -- and I've been watching all too many lately -- you'll notice a striking difference between Democratic and Republican attack ads: Democrats are attacking over personal issues, Republicans are attacking over policy.