It's no secret I watch a lot of news channels and such during the day. Whilst watching all the news channels I see a lot of political attack ads from both sides of the coin- Democrat and Republican and I was wondering if anyone is REALLy influenced by them. Personally, I find the ads annoying and misleading a lot.
Earlier today I saw five ads for Obama and another five for Mitt Romney. I know it will only get worse in the fall as the nominations are complete. Plus, I see ads for the local races too. In my area on my TV market I am constantly barraged with ads for Sherrod Brown and Josh Mandel who are compteting for a US Senate seat.
I myself am not influenced by these ads but greatly annoyed by them. But there are people I know that ARE influenced by them because they're not willing to do their homework via the internet the way I am on the issues. I read on things. I study things cause I want to be informed.
So- are you easily influenced by political attack ads, find them annoying or do you do your homework on the issues?
Just kind of curious on this subject-