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something political everybody will probably agree on
This election and campaign made me sick (not just federal, but in my own state). The amount of mudslinging and negative advertising was unbearable. The candidates were too busy pointing out each others shortcomings they didn't bother to take the time to tell me their stance on the issues.
Has america really come to this? Have we as a people lost the ability to speak our point of view in a dignified manner and let the other person do the same? There was so much hatred involved in this election, it really makes me sad.
Seriously, I doubt this is the worst election there's ever been as far as negative advertising and mudslinging goes. But it is a bad state when campaigns feel they need to revert to those tactics in order to generate votes in thier favor.
'...Smoking's bad, smoking killed my dad. Yeah, he was driving down the highway one day and as he was lighting his cigarette, it blew out the window. So he jumps out the door to save it, and ran himself over. Uh, you mind if I smoke?' -Olie Ollaussen, Ski Bum extraordinaire
Maybe not the worst mudslinging and negative ads, but this is the information age, so everything thats put out there, 80% of people see it. Information is far more available.
this is my current MSN name... i think i feel the same either way thoguh:
If Bush wins, I'm going to take all my old Freezes and burn myself alive.
You know the Nazis had pieces of flair that they made the Jews wear.
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liberals think killing babies can be both fun and profitable, while conservatives think killing foreigners can be both fun and profitable - ice-is-scary
I seriosuly hate our party system. Its totally corprate run, all we really elect are the companies that will get tax breaks and incentives for the next four years.
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Can you believe,that black people were told in some states that if someone in their families had a criminal record they couldn't vote,or that you can get a fine if you try to go vote and you have an unpaid parking ticket!
Other people had also been called,that they didn't have to go and vote,they could do it right now,on the phone! LIES LIES LIES!
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NoTeefa, I never expected such thoughtfulness from you.
Anyway, I agree. It's painful to envision my country as two groups of people yelling their damn fool heads off at each other.
Wayne: 'I don't own a gun, let alone many guns that would necessitate the use of a rack. What am I going to do... with a gun rack?'
i agree thats pretty deep teefa well said
I agree with you guys. I feel a little disenfranchised by the hole situation. It seems like no candidate really cared about the issues at all, rather they were just saying it to get your vote (I know that is how a campaign works but is that the way it should be?). I feel like the culture in America today is so geared towards one-upmanship that it has grown into a mosnter that no one can control. Makes you wonder why no great men run for president.
In VT, our auditor didn't actually go to Dartmouth for her Masters as it said on her resume, so the opposing candidate had a commercial that said 'Hi, my names ... (dont remember) And I want to be you're new auditor. I wont lie to you and I really did go to college'.
mudslinging, but funny.
open up, we're coming inside. What's it feel like to know you're gonna die?
well bush just won
yup, smear campaigning seems to be really big
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it seems to be a popularity contest...it is so fucking marred with elections fuck ups and ballot counting...it is fully corrupt.
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Quite simply i agree last night sitting around watching the election stuff it was quite comforting to all of us that we wouldn't have to hear all the negative campaigning anymore.
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