Tom Roston laments the lack of subtlety in today's political ads and wonders if they are more akin to propoganda than commercials. He writes, "The non-direct message can have so much more staying power than a head-on collision. Not that either campaign would heed such instruction. And they probably understand the American voter a whole lot better than I do. Too bad that nuance has no place in today’s American political discourse."
Read his full post here on PBS' POV bog.