negative campaigning

PACs come to Canada: Harper, Trudeau and the negative ad panic

Jaime Weinman on the latest spate of negative ads from third-party political-action groups, and why one is better than the other


The Ignatieffalump in the room

Did you know a vote for the Liberal Party of Canada is also a vote for the leader of that party? It’s true! I learned it from this helpful 30-second informational video.


They kinda, sorta worked (but not really)

From an Angus-Reid survey on the impact of the Conservatives’ ad campaign on Quebec voters (emphasis mine):


“Who will McCain’s second choice be?”

The Democratic National Committee gets out ahead of the Republican nominee’s veep choice.  A random highlight: