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Are American politics today really less civil?

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by Weiner

I usually disagree with those libertarians over at Reason on economic policy, but am constantly impressed by their wit and intelligence, and in regards to this blog, their attention to history. This video of modern day “attack ads” from 1800, using actual rhetoric from that period, is quite hilarious and insightful.

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Written by David Weinfeld

October 31, 2010 at 10:20

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