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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-11-08 10:54 AM
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2. The talking headery is what prompted this question.
I trust them as far as I can throw them.
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  -A question about Obama and negative ads (looking for an honest answer, not a spun answer) Husb2Sparkly  Oct-11-08 10:49 AM   #0 
  - according to the talking heads lately Obama is running about 1/3 'negative' ads  AZDemDist6   Oct-11-08 10:52 AM   #1 
  - The talking headery is what prompted this question.  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 10:54 AM   #2 
  - That is correct.Here`s some more info...  Hope And Change   Oct-11-08 10:56 AM   #5 
  - I would look carefully at what they call "negative."  Jackpine Radical   Oct-11-08 10:59 AM   #6 
     - Yup, that's part of it .....  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 11:05 AM   #8 
        - You're right. But Obama's integrity matters to me.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-11-08 11:11 AM   #11 
           - I think we're in full agreement.  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 11:18 AM   #14 
  - Lots of fairly neutral websites track the bended and blended truth... Obama is not 100% clean..  iiibbb   Oct-11-08 10:56 AM   #3 
  - Ummmmm .......  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 10:59 AM   #7 
     - Politicians lie... this should be no surprise.  iiibbb   Oct-11-08 11:12 PM   #27 
  - No, although some in media claim his ad about McCain's Soc Sec stance is false  wishlist   Oct-11-08 10:56 AM   #4 
  - This can be open to interpretation.  Lasher   Oct-11-08 11:06 AM   #9 
  - Even the "full actual truth" can be negative, I think.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-11-08 11:09 AM   #10 
  - Obviously, there is more than one possible definition of "negative."  Jackpine Radical   Oct-11-08 11:14 AM   #12 
  - It simply isn't easy to simply define it  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 11:17 AM   #13 
     - "John McCain has killed people"  Contrary1   Oct-11-08 11:21 AM   #15 
     - "Negative" doesn't mean "unjust".  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-11-08 07:17 PM   #26 
  - Depends on your definition - not to be slick, but ...Example:  old mark   Oct-11-08 11:46 AM   #16 
  - We agree  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 11:48 AM   #17 
  - Of course they have, but negative ads don't have to be factually incorrect.  last1standing   Oct-11-08 11:48 AM   #18 
  - More of the same dilemma of other replies to this thread .....  Husb2Sparkly   Oct-11-08 11:56 AM   #20 
     - In your context Obama has still run negative advertising.  last1standing   Oct-11-08 12:16 PM   #23 
  - Well, the Keating 5 web ad wasn't exactly a positive ad  endthewar   Oct-11-08 11:55 AM   #19 
  - On MSNBC they had data showing McCain and RNC running 100% negative ads the last 12 days  endthewar   Oct-11-08 11:56 AM   #21 
  - Obama has sold himself as a Dem, yet he has taken a huge right turn since the primaries.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-11-08 12:11 PM   #22 
  - Obama in 2003  endthewar   Oct-11-08 12:56 PM   #25 
  - Yes, because they are defining positive as "pro candidate" and negative as "anti opponent"  orangepeel68   Oct-11-08 12:29 PM   #24 

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