Excerpt from the Bloomberg article by roving political reporter David Weigel:
Tillis has attempted to avoid taking a position on IS. When Lindsey Graham stumped for him, and argued for "boots on the ground," Tillis insisted that as a civilian he couldn't possibly make policy. His preferred approach to the IS panic has appeared in TV ads, scorching Hagan for not attending all of her Senate Armed Services meetings.
"That's such a phony attack," says Haugh. "He has absolutely no substance to him at all…. [T]here is no amount of dark money in this world that can help Tillis."