- Reporter-s Notebook: Opposition Research
Alexander Hamilton was called an adulterer; Thomas Jefferson was accused of having an affair with a black African slave. Since then, the art of negative campaigning has been refined and professionalized, backed up by what's called -opposition research.- We hear from journalists, an opposition researcher, pollster and consultant to the 2000 Gore presidential campaign about how the practice has been refined for Bush-Kerry election of 2004.
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From To the Point
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Meth use is on the rise on Skid Row Midday on Skid Row, a steady stream of people filed into a small storefront on East Fourth Street. They were mostly heroin users, there to swap out dirty needles for… Read More
A very merry Tuba Christmas For Tim Hansen, a midlife crisis turned into a Christmas tradition. When he turned 40, he told his wife he was either getting a motorcycle or returning to his childhood… Read More