The Political Interest: On TV, It's All dj vu

On TV, It's All Deja Vu

Ross Perot, the king of content-free sound bites (whose favorite, of course, is "I could sound bite it for you, but I won't"), is preparing his first wave of television commercials. Though filming has yet to begin, Perot's ads will probably ape his insistence that campaign promises are made to be broken, so he won't make any. In other words, as befits the man who seems so far to be running for President of Hallmark, there will be lots of homilies and little else.

Welcome to the beginning of The Big Act, Campaign '92 -- The General Election. The candidates will...

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