Plays for the Presidency™

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Christian Jihad? Or Civil Disobedience? Here We Go.

July 2, 2015

Listen in to this companion podcast with Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 07-02-15   When in games of influence players opt to pause, it’s a sure sign that they’re thinking through their next move.  About last week’s landmark SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision, […]

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How Mitt Romney and Retailers Dismantled Dixie

June 24, 2015

On June 17, 2015, 21-year-old white-male Dylann Roof shot and killed nine black worshipers at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC.  The mass murder created both opportunities and problems for 2016 presidential hopefuls as debate quickly focused on the legacy of the […]

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Hillary’s Peacock, Jeb’s Crowd and Donald’s Trump

June 18, 2015

This week offered a trifecta of plays in the game of presidential campaigning.  Three personalities, each larger than life, made their candidacies and causes officially known.  Each ran predictable Screens, Recasts and Filters to position themselves and de-position rivals, all framing […]

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Strategies of the Slogan Betray the Politico

June 11, 2015

Listen in to this companion podcast with Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 06-11-15   While Jeb Bush dithers, there’s more to be said about his opponents’ slogans.  What’s escaped the white gloves of so many branding gurus is an analysis of the […]

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Rand and Bernie: Running Plays on Patriot Acts and Plutocrats

June 3, 2015

Listen in to this companion podcast with Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 06-04-15   Rand Paul is a Libertarian running as a Republican.  Bernie Sanders is a Socialist running as a Democrat.  Each subscribes to an ideology that the American two-party […]