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Good Question: Can Politicians Lie In Their Ads?

If you put together commercials for cereal or flu medicine, you can’t distort or mislead. But if you’re crafting a political ad, it seems like all bets are off. So, can politicians lie in their campaign commercials?

10/11/2010

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DeBlog: Why Do Political Ads Purposely Distort?

How can politicians put together commercials that are full of distortions and lies? Why do politicians and advocacy groups create such ridiculous commercials? Don’t they feel guilty distorting the truth just to scare voters into getting on board with their positions?

09/30/2010

HINESight with guest host Steve Thomson – 9/10/10

Stevie T. fills in for John and takes a page from the Morning Show.  Steve speaks with Star Tribune entertainment and pop culture columnist John Rash about the astounding TV numbers for Thursday night’s NFL […]

09/10/2010

HINESight with guest host Esme Murphy – 9/8/10

Esme is talking politics and focusing on Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District race.  She speaks with both challenger Tarryl Clark and incumbent Michele Bachmann.  And which city did Budget Travel recently call the coolest small town […]

09/09/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 9/4/10

Two former Hooters waitresses have the opportunity to continue their weight discrimination case against the company after a judge dropped a motion to dismiss the cases.  Dr. Karen Gail Lewis joins the program to talk […]

09/05/2010

John Willlliams 8-13-10

Bill Hillsman of Northwoods Advertising on negative political ads Who would steal a Hugo mom’s truck and her daughter’s wheelchair To help Kristin, you can go to her Facebook page and let her know. Bill […]

08/13/2010

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