Because we demand a higher standard from our elected officials. Rob Astorino, lying is wrong. Tell the "Friends of Rob Astorino" to pull any ad that includes these lies.
Here's the context, from lohud.com:
"The Westchester County Fair Campaign Practices Committee has found that several claims in County Executive Rob Astorino's re-election campaign ads are unfair because they accuse his Democratic opponent, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, of raising taxes he has no control over and giving himself perks that were in place before he took office."