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Response to Coventina (Original post)

Tue May 26, 2015, 10:34 AM

8. Pretty par for the course

 

Actually, I'd almost argue American politics are growing tamer over time. In the late 18th and through most of the 19th Century, presidential politics were pretty vicious.

Nowadays. Eh. President Obama receives his fair share. It's indisputable there's a racial component involved.

But the worst ever? In all U.S. History? Really, not close. Here's a neat link about some of the presidential nastiness of the past:

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/28/5-nastiest-us-presidential-elections-in-history/

It almost seems like we were being governed by infants.

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