Huffington Post: Hall of Shame: The Most Hate-Filled Flyers of the 2008 Campaign

Huffington Post (10/30/08)

Hall of Shame: The Most Hate-Filled Flyers of the 2008 Campaign

The 2008 election has been marked in recent months by an endless round of negative ads and robo-calls attacking Barack Obama’s patriotism, honesty, integrity, faith, experience.

Watch a slideshow of the most hate-filled flyers and mailers in the 2008 campaign:

The negative personal attacks of the current campaign stands out, compared to dirty tricks used in recent elections like the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ads in 2004 and the rumors spread about John McCain’s adopted daughter in 2000, because they’re being voiced by the Republican candidate and his running mate, rather than their surrogates or sympathetic groups.

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