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Think that was an ugly campaign season? Try this ...

by Brad A. Greenberg

November 4, 2010 | 9:52 am

I’ve mentioned before (two years ago, in fact) that the president campaign of 1800 was an ugly affair, and that in it Thomas Jefferson was cast as a godless man who would turn America into a new Gomorrah. Playing off all the talk about 2010 being the year of political attack ads, ReasonTV asks people to have a little perspective, and persuades with the above video.

This reminds me of the 2004 presidential election, during which every pundit said they’d never seen more of a commitment to Godtalk—even though, as I pointed out at The Sun, so-called “moral values” voters had been on the stage for decades.

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