Presidential candidates of all stripes routinely promise more than they can deliver and cast their opponents’ policies in the worst possible light. But the demonization of the opposing candidate seems largely a specialty market of the Republican Party.
Jon Stewart captured that last night in a Daily Show segment called President Evil that looks back at the 2008 presidential campaign. Here is that link, compliments of politicalwire.com.
Notice any similarities to 2012?
CORRECTION: An earlier version had an “h” in Jon. There is none.