I was reading the other day where some members of Congress and the punditocracy think that a cap and trade bill is dead in the aftermath of the Gulf Oil Spill. Huh? A bill designed to limit the long term damage being done to our environment (read, the place we all live in) by slowly […]
Friends, you know the answer to the question. The political branding wars are in full bloom this spring, and the result is fertilizing our democracy…and not in a good way. I started thinking of this post when I heard actor Jon Voight’s ridiculous rant on Obama’s Marxist poison; filed under the heading that if you […]
When the average soul takes a look at the news of the day, it is hard to see how anyone is ever happy. Nancy Grace reports; “Somewhere there is a victim I can exploit for ratings.” TMZ reports; “Jesse James and Tiger Woods vie for the title of most mistresses by a man not in […]
When you are building a brand, repetition matters. People need to hear something over and over, and in different contexts, before they fully internalize the information. In politics, as well, repetition matters. Politics is, after all, branding. So what brands have the different “producers” created over the past forty years or so?