Category Archives: White House

Think this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner entertainment was tough on the President?

From a Tweet by Michael Beschloss Think this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner entertainment was tough on the President? Here’s what Bob Hope did to President Roosevelt in 1944…

Posted in Controversial, White House

Trump’s Dangerous Metaphor: A Podcast with George Lakoff

In June, 2016, I spoke to a group of chief executives and other senior officers from 129 of the largest public companies in the U.S. and Canada. My topic was “What Kind of President Would Each of the Leading Presidential … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Cambridge Analytica, Candidates, Congress, Constitutional law, Controversial, Democracy, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, George Lakoff, Ken Feltman, leadership, Political parties, Politics, psychological profile, Republicans, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House

Cloak and Data: The Real Story Behind Cambridge Analytica’s Rise and Fall

By Andy Kroll of Mother Jones “I can’t stand lying to you every day.” In the late summer of 2015, Chris Wilson, the director of research, analytics, and digital strategy for Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign, had a conversation with … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cambridge Analytica, Cyber security, Elections, Mother Jones, Politics, Social Media, Technology, Ted Cruz, United States, White House

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

Foreign Officials Sought Leverage Over Kushner

by Taegan Goddard of Political Wire “Officials in at least four countries have privately discussed ways they can manipulate Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, by taking advantage of his complex business arrangements, financial difficulties and lack of … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, Politics, Russia, Washington Post, White House