Category Archives: Politcal Consulting

Do we now know exactly how Donald Trump is going to try to get reelected?

Chris Cillizza of CNN – During Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a seven-figure national ad buy — a 30-second commercial touting his first-term accomplishments on terrorism, the economy and immigration. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Baseball, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Republicans, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Mississippi senate election runoff: Mike Espy hoping for a Doug Jones-style upset over Cindy Hyde-Smith

By Howell Raines, Former executive editor, The New York Times A Mike Espy win would prove that the anti-Trump tide that cost the GOP the House is now lifting Democratic boats in states even more conservative than Alabama. Joe Trippi, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Elections, Joe Trippi, Politcal Consulting, Political parties, Republicans, Senate

Trump allies want to turn midterms into ‘impeachment referendum’

By Niall Stanage of The Hill Influential figures close to President Trump want to make the midterm elections a referendum on his performance — and on his possible impeachment. The people advancing this view are mostly veterans of the 2016 … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, The Hill

9 Golden Rules for Crisis Management

by Hank Sheinkopf I’ve been a communications strategist for most of my life, and I’ve had a lot of opportunities to handle my clients’ crises through my public relations firm. We’ve successfully controlled catastrophes for celebrities, political officials and candidates, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Candidates, Controversial, Crisis communication, Elections, Fairness, Fake news, Politcal Consulting, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The President Is The Nation: The Central Metaphor Trump Lives By

By Dr. George Lakoff Patriotism is about serving the nation, not the President. We know from neuroscience that most thought is unconscious, carried out by neural circuitry. In Metaphors We Live By, Mark Johnson and I showed that much of … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Elections, George Lakoff, leadership, Politcal Consulting, Political parties, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House