If the government ever gets around to putting a warning on TV campaign commercials the way they do on cigarettes, maybe it out to read something like this: If in the heat of a presidential campaign you’re tempted to buy something one guy says about the other guy in his TV ads, caveat emptor – buyer beware.
-ABC’s Richard Threlkeld on the October 19, 1988 World News Tonight
The Forbes campaign spurns the vision of Iowa as the last bastion of grassroots, flesh-pressing politics. Instead, [he] treats Iowa as just another piece of political property that’s up for sale. -CBS’s Eric Engberg on the February 2, 1996 Evening News