By now you have seen on TV, heard on the radio, or viewed in the social media forums, the various campaign ads which are broadcasting. As we approach the November elections, the intensity and frequency of the ads will grow, especially in the gubernatorial and federal elections.
Negative campaigning or "mudslinging" has become a part of the political scene. Discuss what this tactic is. Provide an example or examples of negative campaigning in the current elections. Discuss whether you agree or disagree with this campaigning philosophy and explain the basis of your reasoning.