By Dan Kennedy • The press, politics, technology, culture and other passions

Outsourcing the nasty stuff

In my latest for the Guardian, I take a look at a new effort by the Democratic National Committee to enlist the public in making videos attacking Republican presidential candidates. But is Democratic chairman Howard Dean going to wind up having to apologize for this? Two words: plausible deniability.

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1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    Thanks for your candor on this one, Dan. How exactly is going nuclear from the get-go productive? Do they think the Republicans won’t reciprocate? They are burning down the village to save it. At this rate, a third party is inevitable.

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