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The Robot-Monster in the 2012 Election

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 08.12.2012 | Comedy
Stephen Gyllenhaal

2012-06-12-rootsgrassdjfkdkfjdk.jpgI must warn you, some of this attack ad footage is demoralizing, even troubling, but the point is to learn from these character's mistakes.

WATCH: The Most Brutal Mayoral Campaign Ad Yet?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.20.2011 | San Francisco

In what my be the slickest ad of the campaign season thus far, Dennis Herrera has released an ad that goes straight for mayor Ed Lee's jugular. (S...

Friday Talking Points [144] -- Midterm Home Stretch

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Many Democrats in this election cycle seem to be getting much better at the tactic known as "the attack ad."

Carly Fiorina Launches One Attack Site, Is Target of Another

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Colin Delany

In the same week that Republican senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina launched an attack site against party rival "Taxin' Tom" Campbell, Democrats put her squarely in their crosshairs with an online hit-job of their own.

OMG! A New Attack Ad?!

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin

Think we're done with all that for a few years? Not by a long shot. After all, negative advertising is a hard habit to break, especially for our friends in the GOP.

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Goes After McCain For Being Old, Incompetent | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been talk in recent days that Barack Obama would get tougher in his campaigning following the September 11th détente between he and McCain....

A Speech For Obama To Give... In Alaska

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama made a campaign promise to visit the state of Alaska before the election. And what better time than right now to follow through on this promise?

The Sleazy GOP Attack Machine Kicks Into High Gear: Welcome to "F**K Whitey" and "RadicalVille"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's only been three days since Obama won the nomination, but the Republican venom against the candidate and his wife Michelle is already starting to spew.

Sam Stein

Does Romney's Ad Against McCain Contain A Subliminal Message? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Is there a subliminal message in Mitt Romney's recent attack (err... contrast) ad against Sen. John McCain? About seven seconds into a spot criticizi...