The November election is fast approaching. And that means candidates, ballot campaigns, and other political organizations are pouring money into campaign ads.
Soon we will be inundated with candidates’ faces, boasts of their career accomplishments, their rivals’ pitfalls, and — inevitably — some dubious claims about those things.
These can be fraught times for politics and voters and it’s tough to keep up with all of the rhetoric. Fortunately for us, there are capable professionals who do much of the work for all of us.
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1) Apparently, candidates have done some sort of market research and determined voters will respond positively to images of them driving a car.
2) Candidates are leaving it up to their respective parties to launch attack ads on their opponents.
3) Seek out fact checks of these ads, such as those from Bridge Magazine’s Truth Squad.