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Humor Brings Light Instead of Darkness to Political Ads

Christopher Lamb | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

Humor brings light instead of darkness to political advertising. Does it give us better politicians than the ones who hide behind attack ads?

Biggert Bails From Debate

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

Illinois Republican Congresswoman Judy Biggert has pulled out of the AARP-sponsored debate against Democratic rival Bill Foster saying the organizatio...

New Hateful Romney Ad: Obama Declared 'War on Religion' and He's Like the USSR

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

This is not the first hateful thing the Romney campaign has done, having race-baited time and again throughout this campaign.

How Political Cookies Will Shape the Upcoming Election

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Daniel Burrus

Now it's possible for political campaign managers to access the cookies who know who you are, and combine that information with publically available information such as your political party registration.

Political Attacks Cross The Line

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Negative advertising and smear campaigning have been staples of American politics for nearly two centuries. Some historians trace the roots of the pra...

How Negative Political Campaigning Is Crippling America

Todd Phillips | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Todd Phillips

Negative campaigning prevents many good candidates from entering politics and leaves us with candidates who are comfortable with conflict. Government becomes populated with people who are primed for conflict, which causes deadlocks and paralysis.

In Defense of the Indefensible: The Value of Truthful Negative Ads

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

Unless the declining trend of the daily newspaper is dramatically reversed so that journalists can adequately police political dialogue, truthful negative political ads can play a valuable educational role for inattentive voters.

John McCain: the "Great White Hope"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

McCain is carrying the torch to keep "hope" alive that wealthy white men will continue to be the center of the world.