Archive for September, 2008

September 24, 2008

The horses are at the starting gate and the presidential horserace is set to begin. It will be a sprint to the finish line. It will be close with probably a photo finish. In less than six weeks it will be all over but the shouting. The conventions have ended with their coronations of Barack […]

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September 17, 2008

The Republican National Convention was held in Minneapolis last week and John McCain was officially chosen as their presidential nominee. The four-term Senator from Arizona wrapped up his party’s nomination early. He has had six months for the party faithful to coalesce and unite behind the war hero.

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September 10, 2008

A good number of you found last week’s column, regarding negative ads, compelling. Many of you were surprised at how effective negative ads have been in recent political races. However, the optimum word is recent. In bygone days negative ads and dirty tricks were not as effective. In fact, when I first entered politics you […]

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September 03, 2008

It is a proven fact that over the past fifty years of modern politics that negative advertising is very effective. It has been illustrated time and again that there is a direct correlation between a negative ad against someone and their immediate demise in the polls. Surprisingly, in an inexplicable but positive change of events, […]

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