When Simple Mistakes Go Bad: Presidential campaigns already racking up the gaffes

LaMontagne, Beth
September 2007
Campaigns & Elections (1996);Sep2007, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p14
The article discusses how staffer gaffes affects a candidate for office. It cites some U.S. political figures, who have experiences of political gaffes. According to the author, although minor mistakes committed by a candidate's staff may rarely register with the average voter, when done repeatedly, they can make people question whether a candidate is capable of surrounding him or herself with competent advisors.


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