Top 10 Dirty Political Tricks

With South Carolina’s notoriously skeevy primary just around the corner, TIME looks back at some of America’s darkest moments of political deviousness

TIME’s Most Popular Political Stories of 2011

As the year winds down, many media organizations are offering their readers a look back at the best of what they’ve produced in 2011 or ranked lists of their most-read stories. The following is technically the latter–in …