The Art of Dirty Tricks
(archived broadcast )
To paraphrase Mark Twain, there are liars, damned liars, and political operatives.
Do dirty tricks affect the American voter?
Has “Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” had its intended effect of harming Kerry or has it backfired and harmed Bush?
Did the false claim that John McCain had an illegitimate black baby in South Carolina matter?
Does the American public get confused thinking there are “two sides to every story” or do they actively seek to find out who’s telling the truth?
Join us for THE INSIDE SCOOP on the long history of political dirty tricks in America and how they’re currently being used in the 2004 Campaign.