<ul><li>By Thomas Flanagan </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>The use of negative political advertising and downplaying of opponent candidates has reached all time highs in the...
 
 
<ul><li>Candidates will often:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. TWIST TRUTHS  </li></ul></ul>
<ul><li>2.  LIE  about opponents background </li></ul>
<ul><ul><li>3. Use  distorted  quotes  against the candidate who says it </li></ul></ul>
 
 
http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/09/15/west.negative/index.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_campaigning http://w...
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When Media Attacks Final

  1. 1. <ul><li>By Thomas Flanagan </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>The use of negative political advertising and downplaying of opponent candidates has reached all time highs in the 2008 election </li></ul>
  3. 6. <ul><li>Candidates will often: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. TWIST TRUTHS </li></ul></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>2. LIE about opponents background </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><ul><li>3. Use distorted quotes against the candidate who says it </li></ul></ul>
  6. 11. http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/09/15/west.negative/index.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_campaigning http://www.crimesofwar.org/onnews/pix/pres_debate.jpg http://www.watan.com/en/images/stories/obama_mccain(1).jpg http://www.dantrimble.com/images/content/gop_dnc_boxing_ring_large.jpg http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2006-11/1230255/Truth-Lies.gif http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2006/09/26/us/600_campaignA.jpg http://www.kimrichter.com/Blog/uploaded_images/graphonic_lies_2-750627.gif

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