In politics, it's not about who you want to drink a beer with

Margolis, Jon
October 2006
High Country News;10/16/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p19
The article discusses on selecting a candidate for the upcoming U.S. elections. The author viewed that some of the voters have selected the candidates personal history and its appeal to the public. He quoted a political journalist that encourages voters to chose their contenders by offering an idea, that one may have a beer with. In addition, he commented that it is just the propaganda to be voted by the people, because he already experienced it with some candidates to have beer with. He also added, some of the strategy, like trying to get the voters' minds off from the national issues and focus into the details of an opponent's personal life.


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