Category Archives: Campaign Communication

Mark Zuckerberg May Be the New Ross Perot


For those who have been following politics with a curious eye, it sure looks as though Mark Zuckerberg is making a run for the presidency.

The Facebook founder has traveled to far flung areas of the country, including some of the more crucial swing states. He has managed to visit 43 states in the last year and a half, and although Zuck (as he is called by his friends) denies that he is seeking public office, the activities in which he is engaging appear to be those of someone who has his sights set on the Oval Office.

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Democrats Seek Out Celebrities to Run for Political Office


Celebrities have the ability to greatly influence the beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors of our society.

A multi-billion dollar endorsement industry, which pitches everything from diet aids to reverse mortgages, serves as proof of the bona fide clout that celebrities possess as an adjunct to their fame.

Stars who have had the good fortune of becoming household names hold a particular advantage in being able to make a viable run for public office.

The Republican Party has had a history of successful candidates that hailed from the entertainment world. Names include the likes of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Congressman Sony Bono, California Mayor of Carmel Clint Eastwood, and the epitome of celebrity political victors President Ronald Reagan.

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The Art of the Meme


As the old conventional media continue to lose their credibility and are increasingly viewed as obsolete, a new digital form of communication has become an ever more powerful tool for drastically altering the institutional news calculus of which the establishment has grown accustomed.

Grassroots organizations as well as individuals now have an avenue that can be used to articulate and communicate ideas, and the opportunity for such a freewheeling exchange, the type of which was wholly unavailable until the most recent past, is a salient one.

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Joe and Mika Loved Trump Before They Hated Him


Although these days it is hard to imagine, the truth is that morning cable hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski once had such a friendly relationship with President Donald J. Trump it became a source of concern at MSNBC’s parent company NBC.

Scarborough regularly heaped praise on then-candidate Trump and was even rumored to be one of Trump’s possible running mates.

The former Florida congressman actually refused to rule out running as Trump’s vice president and was known to have doled out political advice to him in the pre-election season. As a result, Scarborough took a great deal of heat from the elites in the mainstream media.

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100 Days of Protest Theater


Another day, another protest. Over the past weekend various left-wing groups coalesced to make their way down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. for what organizers dubbed “The People’s Climate March.”

Counted among the activist crowds were two of the more well known leftist faces, Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and former Vice President Al Gore.

As is emblematic of these types of events, a few hundred related marches and/or rallies were staged around the country. Lurking behind the protest events was left-wing billionaire and ubiquitous donor to subversive organizations George Soros.

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The Rewriting of Obama`s Legacy


In an apparent effort to emulate President-elect Donald Trump’s social media mastery, President Obama began the New Year by giving his Twitter followers a revisionist history lesson.

The “Me Too” outgoing president posted a series of tweets that were supposed to tout his two-term accomplishments.

“As we look ahead to the future, I wanted to take a moment to look back on the remarkable progress that you made possible these past 8 years,” Obama tweeted.

The president shared information from his brag book about his supposed job creation, health care triumphs, and super hero environmental status.

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Celebrity Boycott of Trump Inauguration Backfires


According to numerous reports, certain members of the Hollywood elite, particularly those who seem to routinely display an inflated sense of self-importance, are refusing to take part in President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration festivities.

Those who have agreed to perform at the historical event are being attacked by the alt-left through conventional media means as well as through an array of social media sites.

The apparent hope of the famed partisans is that through the application of extreme societal pressure individual entertainers or performance groups will dutifully comply and withdraw from any association with or appearance at the national event.

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Hollywood Helps Fuel Election Mischief


Some big-name Hollywood celebrities along with political pouters of all persuasions recently joined forces with 2016’s Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in hopes of pulling off an election redo.

Although President-elect Donald Trump won a decisive victory in the 2016 presidential election, many of Hillary’s supporters and those in her Hollywood fan base are stubbornly refusing to accept the election results.

However, prior to the election Trump was actually derided by his opponent as well as those on the left who thought he might be the one to contest the election results or fail to come to terms with what was believed by the mainstream media and a majority of the Democrats to be an inevitable Hillary win.

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Trump Closes the Deal

In the legal world, a closing argument is the final statement given by an attorney to a jury at the conclusion of a trial. The closing argument is the succinct means of setting forth the reasons why jurors should decide in a client’s favor.

In the business world, a presentation’s closing argument is delivered in the form of a final statement. The final statement is given by a business person at the culmination of the communication phase in order to bring together thoughts and ideas in a lead-up to the ultimate conclusion.

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Democrats Begin All-out Assault on James Comey

In December of 1996, James Carville, who was the campaign manager for then-President Bill Clinton, announced plans to launch an all-out media war against Kenneth Starr.

Starr was the independent counsel looking into, among other things, Clinton’s sexual involvement with a 22-year-old White House intern and his sworn testimony provided during a deposition in the Paula Jones lawsuit.

The investigation headed by Starr led to the eventual impeachment of the 42nd President of the United States.

Amid the heat of the political drama, Carville, as well as various other White House staffers, took to the broadcast and cable news airwaves to personally denounce Starr.

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