10/11/2010 11:50 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Brown-Whitman Attacks: 2010 Campaign Slurs

This story comes courtesy of California Watch.

By Stephanie Rice

From someone in Jerry Brown's office caught privately calling Meg Whitman a "whore" for allegedly trading pension protection for endorsements to an anonymous Team Whitman aide mocking Brown with a Humpty Dumpty-style nursery rhyme, it's clear there's no love lost between the gubernatorial campaigns.

California Watch has been logging the attacks uttered by both sides over at Politics Verbatim. As they enter the final stretch of a hard-fought battle, here's a look back at some of the more memorable, quotable, mean, witty, and just plain odd insults hurled by both candidates and their dedicated staffers.