Saturday, October 30, 2010

The Ugly Side Of Politics Is Nothing New

Written and produced by Meredith Bragg. Voiced by Caleb Brown, Michael C. Moynihan, and Austin Bragg.

Yes - while this may be a parody of sort.. the campaigns were pretty ugly even back in the day.

Reason Magazine's website provides the sources here for the quotes used in the video. (Yeah - they really said those things)

And it goes on ....
In 1884, Grover Cleveland and James Blaine ran against each other for president. Blaine harped on the scandalous news that Grover Cleveland fathered a child out of wedlock. Cleveland was elected anyway.

And it goes on....