Truth and Advertising in the Campaign for Governor

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We'll get to the issues later. Maybe the candidates will, too. In the meantime, Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman are exchanging accusations of lying in television commercials. The Whitman campaign went back to a moment in 1992 when Brown was running against Bill Clinton in the presidential primaries, and has used that moment in her own TV spot.


Whitman's ad


Brown's ad


California Teachers' Association ad




Warren Olney