Lynton Crosby -Political strategistNews | BBC News | Broadcast on 02-07-12 at 04:30 | 30min HARDtalk (191 videos)
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Electoral politics is a blood sport and some of the toughest fighters in the game are the campaign strategists who hone and sell their candidates' message. Lynton Crosby is widely regarded as one of the masters of the darker political arts; he ran winning campaigns in his native Australia for former prime minister John Howard. In the UK, he twice helped Boris Johnson win the London Mayor's office. Opponents on the left have accused him of using grubby, divisive methods to further a conservative agenda. Is bare-knuckle politics good for democracy?
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