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John Geer’s Attack Ad Hall of Fame

jacket imageJohn G. Geer, author of In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaign, argues that negative ads are positive—they focus on important political issues and give voters critical information about differences between candidates. Attack ads do not degrade but enrich the democratic process. See his pick of the genre in John Geer’s Attack Ad Hall of Fame.
Inevitably, Geer himself was swiftboated on Youtube.
Comments on Geer’s Hall of Fame selections are welcome.