The Rising of the Moon

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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Republican Dirty Tricks: It's official!

Via RawStory an item on Salon listing the top GOP dirty tricks of the 2006 election cycle. These go beyond the typical repeated lies and disinformation passed out in mailers sent out by shadowy PACs, and the outlandish TV and radio ads. My favorites were the twisted robocalls that pretend to favor one candidate but actually smear them, and when you hung up on the call the computer kept calling you back. Then others liked the gun-toting video camera wielding nutjobs in Arizon who intimidated Hispanic voters with phony badges and threats.
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