How To Defend Yourself From Dirty Tricks

Allen, Cathy
March 2008
Politics (Campaigns & Elections);Mar2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p35
The article presents tips to U.S. political candidates on how to defend themselves from negative attacks. Politicians' best defense against dirty tricks is knowing what to expect and being ready for anything. Pick a team of the most creative and objective people to come up with a process for handling absolutely anything that comes up. Practice the process on smaller problems or what looks like a dirty trick coming to their way. Manage the candidate's appearance and stress after a negative hit.


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