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  •  the problem with using facts as an argument (1+ / 0-)
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    is that low information voters can't be reasoned with, they form their opinions on bias and perceptions rather than reality, thats why its easier for the right to argue their side, once they have ingrained their argument into the equation most targeted voters aren't interested enough to disseminate information that is contradictory to their opinion, ignorance is bliss seems appropriate here.

    •  This Avoids Both Fact and Argument, It Presents (3+ / 0-)
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      a guy who'll say anything, including making the liberal case on every point.

      It's a man whose word is clearly shit.

      Couldn't be a more pure presentation of character for low information low reasoning voters, I'd think. Subject to focus testing of course; the customer is what it is.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 01:22:40 PM PDT

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    •  Every human being has a bullshit detector ... (1+ / 0-)
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      and it's way back in our lizard brain. There's just no avoiding blatant evidence that someone isn't being straight with you.

      This idea would make amazing ads, IMHO. However, we're very close to being past the point where character ads are going to matter much ...

    •  That's why the Ronney v Romney ad (0+ / 0-)

      has to be as simple and stark as possible. One clip has him say yes and the other no. Then the word Huh?

      For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. - Albert Camus

      by Anne Elk on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 01:38:17 PM PDT

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