messaging

McCain: Jobless Benefits, Minimum Wage 'Clever Strategy' Of 'Anything But Obamacare'
If it's Sunday, it's meet John McCain for his gazillionth appearance on a bobble head show. Read more...
Frank Luntz Is Having A Sad
Poor Frank. It never even occurred to him the brainwashing would simply stop working. Read more...
Pete Sessions Admits Sole Mission Is Winning Senate, Not Governing
Americans are paying elected representatives almost $200,000 per year not to govern. Read more...
Stop Saying Bombs Teach Lessons
This argument about teaching lessons by using bombs and missiles is so weak it's laughable. Put into situations we all deal with every day, it doesn't pass the smell test. Read more...
It seems the Republicans still aren't doing very well with that whole rebranding effort they claimed they were worried about following Mittens loss in the last presidential election. I really wish they'd all just go climb into a time machine and go back to the 1950's where they belong and leave the rest of us the hell alone. Read more...

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Psst, Bobby? You can't stop 'being' the stupid party. You can only stop acting stupid! Once, when I was embroiled in some relationship drama, I said to one of my male friends, "Why doesn't he just tell me if he doesn't want to be with me?" My Read more...
Remember climate change? The issue barely came up during the presidential campaigns, and little has been said since. But bringing climate change back into our national conversation is as much a communications challenge as it is a scientific Read more...
One of the things that was very difficult for me when I made reentry to civilian life after working on a high-powered campaign was how oblivious most voters are to the sophistication of the political and corporate messaging machine. People Read more...
Mitt Romney's time at Bain Capital is one of the few quantifiable ways voters can see how he intends to approach employment issues and corporations, and the Obama campaign has done a terrific job of pointing out the "vulture capitalist" Romney Read more...
When The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was first introduced and debated in Congress, polling on the individual parts saw an overwhelming majority of Americans approving. Well, with Democrats in charge of our framing, we all knew Read more...