Exhaustion With Negative Campaigns

Posted: January 30, 2012 in Politics

Everyone hates them.  Everyone complains about them.  Everyone demands that the candidates don’t go negative.  But the statistics are very clear – negative campaigning works and is effective.  And negative campaigning has worked since the birth of our democracy.

You think things are bad now.  You should have seen them in 1800.  Check out this video of what, if commercial air time was a possibility in 1800, the candidates would be saying about each other:

RT:  toddrhodes.com

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Comments
  1. Kris says:

    bwahahahaha!

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