What's really going on with political campaigns?

What's really going on with political campaigns?

True or False

This is true:

It’s legal to lie in political campaigns.

Lies don't just change minds. They change hearts.

And hearts change history.


Can you correctly answer the T's and F's below?

People Vote Based on Emotion More Than on Issues?
TRUE
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There are REGULATIONS governing online advertising in the U.S.?
FALSE
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There are 15+ WAYS you can be TARGETED and TRICKED on the internet?
TRUE
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There are LISTS of ONLINE ADS and the campaign spend?
TRUE
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Russia INTERFERED* in the 2016 US election?
TRUE
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WHAT YOU WEAR tells me how you vote?
TRUE
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FALSE NEWS Travels Faster and Further?
TRUE
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You can't DO YOUR OWN fact-checking?
FALSE
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Candidates were 55% less likely to produce deceptive ads when they knew fact-checkers were watching. How many more political ads would be honest if we all were watching?
*Research Paper: New American Foundation,“The Effects of Fact-Checking Threat,” Brendan Nyhan and Jason Reifler, October 2013.

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Get your popcorn ready. Some of the most emotional 2016 Presidential ads are here to view.

Did heads win over hearts? Facts over fictions? Watch these ads and, then, decide.

Keep going for more 2016 ads and, finally, the most notorious political ads of all time.

2016, CLINTON: "Tomorrow"

A direct two-minute message to voters: the choice in the election, Clinton

2016, CLINTON: "Roar"

Katy Perry’s “Roar” scores Hillary’s closing campaign ad, featuring everyday Americans with

2016, TRUMP: “Donald Trump’s Argument for America"

ATTACK: Trump’s closing argument: that Hillary will maintain the corrupt status quo,

2016, CLINTON: “DAISY"

ATTACK: The original “Daisy Girl” is now all grown up, and she

2016, CLINTON: “EXAMPLE”

ATTACK: Hillary’s closing argument for the campaign contrasts the example she would

2016, TRUMP: “DO YOU REALLY NEED TO ASK?”

ATTACK: Hillary isn’t leading in the polls because she’s arrogant — calling

2016, CLINTON: “GENERAL ALLEN”

ATTACK: General John R. Allen criticizes Trump’s claims about ISIS and vouches

2016, TRUMP: “DANGEROUS”

ATTACK: Hillary failed as Secretary of State; “doesn’t have the fortitude, strength,

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