Canadian political strategists have little to learn from their U.S. counterparts

Dangerous and empty rhetoric on both sides while avoiding discussion of real problems or policies—like increasing violent conflict, and social and economic turmoil in both the U.S. and around the world—means there isn't much to learn from the American 'gurus,' unless we are willing to become fear-mongering mud-slingers ourselves.

The communication machines behind Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton are resorting to particularly harsh attacks in their political rhetoric. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons by Michael Vadon and Gage Skidmore.

By ANGELO PERSICHILLI

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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