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Are political ads like pornography?

By Steven Harmon
Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at 6:59 am in Uncategorized.

Take a look at an analysis I did on political advertisements: are they like pornography? You know it when you see it? Well, with a lot of wiggle room in the law, it’s not such a sure thing.

Here’s the story in the CoCo Times.

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  • RR, Uninvited Columnist

    Political ads are not like pornography. An attention-grabber of a lead sentence? Maybe in high school.

  • Ralph Hoffmann, Formerly Invited Columnist

    Another hit piece, still on the air, is PG&E’s attack on Prop 16, which says “We’re paying the bills for government run local electric service,” which doesn’t admit who’s paying the bills for the ads.