Dirty Tricks on the Campaign Trail

Bad news about a candidate? Look to the '08 campaigns' opposition researchers.

Dirty Tricks on the Campaign Trail

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Mike Gerhke heads up the staff of opposition researchers for the Democrats. They have already spent more than a year digging through the pasts of every top Republican candidate.

"I don't think when you are using someone else's rods, it's a smear," Gerhke said of the Romney YouTube video. "It worked out this time. Sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn't." (ABC News)

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