Anger, It Plays in Europe Too European Political Parties Have Sent Scouts to Study Strange but Instructive US Campaigns
MacLeod, Alexander, The Christian Science Monitor
FRENCH leaders, who armed with brie and baguette are battling to preserve their nation from an American invasion of rap music and cheap hamburgers seem to have acquired a sudden taste for one Yankee tradition: nasty politics.
Apparently, so have British and other European leaders. Seeing their own elections coming, they have sent scouts on the United States' campaign trail, trying to discover what can be learned from how - and why - the winners won.
A team from the British Labour Party was spotted in California analyzing the impact of negative TV advertisements in the race for state governor. The Conservatives, aware that Prime Minister John Major is in electoral …
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Publication information: Article title: Anger, It Plays in Europe Too European Political Parties Have Sent Scouts to Study Strange but Instructive US Campaigns. Contributors: MacLeod, Alexander - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: November 9, 1994. Page number: 20. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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