Day: October 13, 2010

On Negative Campaigning

Well, we’re on schedule: it’s an election year and everyone is decrying negative campaigning. If I were ever to run for office—perish the thought—I would want to be as positive as possible. My goal would be to lay out my beliefs on the proper use of governmental authority and tell people what I would want to accomplish. That’s actually the Calvin Coolidge model of campaigning. It seemed to work well for him. Would I ever go negative? Here’s where some… Read more »