Last Updated Mar 5, 2008 12:44 PM EST
I have a hard time with this defense. While I agree with her contention that "the definition has changed" in the information age, I'm not comfortable with the notion that a successful advertising executive has risen to the level of an elected official, or even a big-name CEO, where personal attacks are an accepted part of the job.
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