Plays for the Presidency™


Marco Robato: How Christie Killed The Kid

February 7, 2016

Of the plethora of plays being run in presidential debates, it’s hard to ignore the game and gamesmanship now surrounding Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) — not only the plays he’s run himself but the counterstrategies that have ensnared him. Here’s a quick […]


State of Shock: What Worked in Iowa, What to Expect in NH

February 4, 2016

Listen to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124.   Watching the Iowa caucus returns this week, I found myself humming an old hit and wondering who among the candidates was more surprised by the results? Was it Ted Cruz, who actually slayed the great and […]

Trump Plants

Rx for Trump Haters: Help Him

January 21, 2016

Listen to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124   Back in November, I proposed a solution for Donald Trump haters: Encourage him.  The usual tricks have failed so it’s time to think different, I reasoned. I wasn’t kidding. From […]

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How Trump is Jumping Sharks, Cruz and Clinton

January 7, 2016

Listen to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124   Evidence is amassing that Donald Trump knows exactly what he’s doing. Consider two new cases in the billionaire’s run for The White House: Jumping the Senator  With the Iowa caucuses only […]


Plays of 2015: Drafts, Darts and Dodges of The Donald

December 21, 2015

Listen to this companion podcast from SiriusXM POTUS 124 In 2015, there’s little doubt that plays (aka, influence strategies) were run in the race for The White House. Here are this year’s awards for the best and worst in political playmaking: PLAY OF THE YEAR: THE […]