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VIDEO: Political Science Professor Comments on Start of Political Ad Campaigns

June 27, 2011

Category: Faculty, History & Politics


Source: foxcharlotte.com

WATCHGame, money, and power. That's how political science professor Dr. J. Michael Bitzer describes political campaigns for the White House. "I explain to my students in the classroom on the first day, that politics is a game," said Bitzer. "And just like any game, you've got players, you've got strategies, and you've a court."

Republican candidates — Mitt Romney, Michelle Bachmann, John Huntsman, Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum — just started playing, "So you think you can be the president?"

Meanwhile, a new TV ad produced by a conservative group and running in key battleground states, like Iowa, Missouri, Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina, takes shots at President Obama's economic policies.  
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