Category Archives: strategy

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

Trump campaign sees political advantage in a divisive appeal to working-class white voters

Toluse Olorunnipa and Ashley Parker in the Washington Post – President Trump surprised his own campaign when he called out four minority congresswomen with a racist go-back-to-your-country taunt, leaving top aides initially unsure of how to respond. But in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Political parties, strategy, Washington Post

Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

(When this article was published in Rasmussen Reports on May 25, 2018, the Singapore summit had been cancelled. A less bellicose U.S. scrambled to reschedule the summit. It worked but serves as a lesson that rude verbal attacks can lead … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, leadership, North Korea, Politics, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

How to Speak Republican: It’s About Results, Not Rights

by Daniel Honan “These darn Republicans! These darn conservatives!” is a common refrain Richard Tafel hears from people involved in social change movements that have failed. People in that position need to look inward, not outward, Tafel says. You lost … Continue reading

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Democratic Strategies Lost Big. Here’s Why and How to Fix It.

by Dr. George Lakoff It is time to shine a light on the perpetually losing strategies used by Democrats, and particularly on the Democratic infrastructure that promotes those strategies. I am asking whether the old strategies can be separated from … Continue reading

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