Columns & Opinions
October 21, 2022
Voting in Mayberry
Recently I have felt my television programming was inundated with negative political commercials. “Do any nice folks run for political office?” Does political office only attract thieves and crooks whose election will destroy our state or our nation?
Now, I know negative campaigning has been with us at least since the Election of 1800 when Thomas Jefferson sent men into the taverns to spread rumors of what a lecherous scallywag John Adams was. I‚m not making that up, Jefferson r...