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Reeher comments on political hyperbole in USA Today

September 8, 2020

Business Insider,USA Today

Grant Reeher

Grant Reeher

Professor Grant Reeher says hyperbole is common in politics and voters are used to Trump’s exaggerations. "I think a lot of this is just taking advantage of 'targets of opportunity,'" says Reeher. "Democrats, especially those generating the most enthusiasm within the party, are asserting some pretty left proposals, relatively speaking." Reeher says the socialist and radical labels are having little impact. "After four years, voters are used to the hyperbole." Read more in the USA Today article "The Trump campaign wants to paint Biden as left-wing, despite his moderate record." 

Reeher was also interviewed for the Business Insider article "11 things you need to know about the billions of dollars gushing through Election 2020."


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