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Negative Campaign

Mister Rove, Master of the Smear

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

We can all learn a few lessons from Professor Karl......

Why Obama and Romney Are Going Mano-a-Mano

Howard Fineman | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

This presidential campaign is shaping up as one of the most personally nasty in modern times -- and more quickly than experts thought it would. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama already are in choreographed hand-to-hand combat mode. The GOP's presumptive nominee has angrily demanded an apology from Obama himself for a campaign staffer's suggestions that Romney may have committed a felony by misstating his role at Bain Capital in a SEC filing. Romney called the remarks "outrageous" and "beneath the dignity" of Obama and the presidency. Not only did the president not apologize, he all but scoffed at his foe. Obama did not pawn off the controversy onto his campaign staff or position himself above the fray as a sitting president with much more lofty work to do.

International Bloggers: McCain Must Divert Attention From Economy

John Liebhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Liebhardt

At a time of economic crisis, and with wars on several fronts, the American people are looking past the politics of old, the politics of negative spin and sound bites, and want something more.