Going Negative

Lowry, Rich
November 1994
National Review;11/21/1994, Vol. 46 Issue 22, p26
The article contends that Democrats ran particularly negative campaigns against their opponents in the 1994 mid-term elections in the U.S. This move by the Democrats to opt for smear campaigns rather issue-based campaigns is due to the fact that Democrats have no issues to be proud about. And when they do launch an issue-based campaigns they are in awkward position in that most of the issues they raise are the issues being raised already by the Republicans. The Democrats are prepared to fund smear-campaigns against Republican opponents.


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