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■Class discussion: Find newspaper articles, columns and editorials about Romney's statement. How well do the reports reflect what he said in the video? Are political foes using the quote to attack Romney? Negative political ads – including Romney's campaign - are often criticized for taking opponents' quotes out of context. Find reports on the impact of negative advertising in the Florida primary. Were the ads effective? Are voters easily swayed by whoever spends the most on advertising? Are all political ads suspect?
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