As we near the climax of yet another federal, state and local election campaign, we are bombarded again by the pundits, columnists, editors, bloggers and various organizations and citizens criticizing the dirty politics of mudslinging and attack ads. As echoed every two years since the 1790s, this election is described the dirtiest, sleaziest and most uncivil, by far, in history.
J. KARL MILLER: Attack ads are nothing new in elections
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