An Armchair Mayor editorial by Mel Rothenburger.
FELLOW COLUMNIST Doug Collins wrote this week that he doesn’t think much of political attack ads.
Thing is, attack ads work. If they didn’t work, politicians wouldn’t use them. And they work because they influence how we vote.
For years, the federal Conservatives were masters of attack advertising, slaying Liberal leader after Liberal leader — remember when Michael Ignatieff was “just visiting,” and when a puffin pooped on Stéphane Dion’s shoulder?