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The gubernatorial debates should cut through mudslinging [Commentary]
The gubernatorial debates should cut through mudslinging [Commentary]

The presidential election of 2012 and Maryland's gubernatorial election of 2014 have much in common rhetorically in terms of their approaches to issues and spin, the two key components of political persuasion. The 2012 presidential election pitted a likable African-American Democratic incumbent president against a white, older Republican who had been out of politics for years. The 2014 Maryland gubernatorial race features a likable incumbent African-American Democratic lieutenant governor against a white, older Republican who has been out of politics for years. In the respective elections, the Democratic candidate was seen and is seen as promoting policies that appeared to have...

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