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To: neverdem
But these slurs were mere curtain-raisers to a shameless campaign of character assassination that only mounted in fury as he put his Treasury programs into place.

We complain these days about the negative tone of campaigns, but we have a long way to go to approach the political hostility of our earlier years in America. We're positively milquetoast by comparison.

12 posted on 07/11/2004 7:57:31 AM PDT by kezekiel
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To: kezekiel
but we have a long way to go to approach the political hostility of our earlier years in America

Yeah. Like when Pepper (D Florida) hoodwinked the core of the democrats base, the illiterate rednecks, with charges of his oppenent being a "shamelss extrovert" andd his sister being a "Praticing thespian".

16 posted on 07/11/2004 8:13:41 AM PDT by woofer
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