For a long time I thought our campaign attacks were vicious and uncalled for. It was also my assumption that the campaigns had only recently gotten
very dirty and vulgar. Well it appears that I was absolutely wrong in that analysis.
edit on 1/21/2011 by Misoir because: (no reason given)
Cool find, I always thought this type of stuff started with Johnson and his "Daisy girl" ad:
Just imagine how nasty it would've gotten if they had TV back then. I hear politics got especially nasty in the so called
"era of good feelings" after the Federalist party collapsed and there was no opposition
to the Democratic Republican party. During that time, they didn't have political parties to hide behind and the attacks against their opponents
became VERY personal.
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