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How did Joe do? Analysis of Biden’s MAGA Speech

By Bryan Watson The speech is a lesson in the tactics, large and small, that hold a message together and burn your ideas into your audience’s consciousness. Repetition. Litanies. Framing. Promoting your

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Elvis, Colonel Parker and Trump

One of my earliest childhood memories was watching Elvis Presley sing on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in the fall of 1956. I sat in front of the family black-and-white TV in my

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Don’t fall for STRONGMAN playing the VICTIM CARD

Don’t fall for STRONGMAN playing the VICTIM CARD Authoritarians pose as persecuted individuals to justify their violence and crimes. Trump has built his appeal by casting himself and his supporters as political outsiders and persecuted

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Am I a Patriot?

Despite growing up in a Midwestern, quintessential American small town in Ohio, I have never felt deeply connected to the term patriot. Don’t get me wrong — while I have not always

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Last Week in DemCast

It’s hard to understand how any legislator who was at the Capitol on Jan. 6 could vote against an investigation of the events of that day, but Republicans consistently put their lust

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