David Greenberg is a professor of history and of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University and the author, most recently, of Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency.


In 1964, LBJ’s campaign ran the alarming ‘Daisy’ ad tying Barry Goldwater to the threat of nuclear war. In a selection from ‘Republic of Spin,’ David Greenberg offers a play-by-play.

Did "Clintonism" go down with Terry McAuliffe in Virginia? David Greenberg and Julian Zelizer say that, if you look at the Obama administration, you’ll find the philosophy alive and well.