What You Can Learn About Debating From Last Night’s Debate

Please note: If you are looking for yet another assessment of the content of last night’s debate, please look elsewhere. This focuses on tactic. Here are the lessons we can learn from last night’s debate: Be confident. This carries into many of the points below, but is the most essential trait. It is hard for … Continue reading What You Can Learn About Debating From Last Night’s Debate

The ‘Coolness Factor’ & Social Media: Politicians Pump Up Their Image Through Viral Communication

With the growth of social media, the ‘coolness factor’ is gaining importance as a way to frame a politician's image. When I say ‘coolness factor’ I mean trying to use one’s personality to create a deeper connection with one's constituency. An example would be Hillary Clinton submitting her own ‘Texts from Hillary’.  Through the growth … Continue reading The ‘Coolness Factor’ & Social Media: Politicians Pump Up Their Image Through Viral Communication