Decoding Donald™

 

Playmate: Spoofer POTUS Pierce is a Scream

November 7, 2014

Gotta love this social media spoof, the late U.S. President Franklin Pierce, whose secret soulmate tweets under the pseudonym @prespierce.  A drunk.  A comedian.  And a willing foil.

Midterm Rejection: Do-Nothing Plays Will Do-In a Do-Nothing President

October 28, 2014

For more on this post, listen to Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 10-29-14 In our spectrum of 24 influence strategies, there are two that stand out for their total lack of gravity — the Pause and the Pass.  One is designed to wait; the other to walk.  Each has its pros and cons, and each is a […]

The Perfect Storm of Paranoia

October 22, 2014

For more on this post, listen to Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 10-22-14 Ahh, the perfect pandemic.  The product of viral spin. With a stricken Ebola victim having walked himself into a Dallas ER, and with two of his nurses having picked up the deadly bug, America’s Texas-size bravery has turned into New Jersey-size fear.  Schools […]

Player’s Choice: Grimes Dodges While Davis Punches

October 16, 2014

For more on this post, listen to Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 10-16-14 When caught in a corner or just trying to catch up, politicos might consider the influence plays of the provocative kind, two in particular. The Crazy Ivan, is a high-risk, high-reward play that’s a decent last ditch.  Call it rushing a rival, charging the charger, attacking […]

Getting Tough, Being Clear: Obama’s Call Outs at the UN General Assembly

September 24, 2014

For more on this post, listen to Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS 09-24-14 If Barack Obama had one job to do today in his address to the UN General Assembly, it was to get tough and speak plainly.  Not only on ISIL, Vladimir Putin, and climate change, but on his audience of diplomats.  Obama ran plays […]