Post Politics Now: Obama, Biden, Harris all hit campaign trail as Election Day nears

A new ad from Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, his state’s GOP nominee for Senate, shows images of four women — three of whom are Black — who support the Democratic nominee, Trudy Busch Valentine, a member of the wealthy Anheuser-Busch family. It suggests, with misleading editing of a video clip, that Valentine supports their position on “defund the police” — even though she does not.

Writing in The Fact Checker, The Post’s Glenn Kessler relays that ever since many liberal activists adopted the slogan of “defund the police” in the wake of the 2020 killing of George Floyd, Republicans have sought to tag Democrats with the phrase — even those who state clearly they do not support it. Per Glenn: