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It’s a whole new paradigm…

We are in uncharted waters. The television news has become a reality TV show with each day bringing updates on what Trump did today. And not a day goes past without several momentous announcements or proclamations.

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The Challenge of the Political Earworm

The Trump administration has surprised everyone withits ability to undermine its own message. This is exemplified no better than the birth of the phrase that may prove to be the political earworm of Trumps’ tenure in the White House.

Social media & the US election

The world is currently on tenterhooks watching what has undoubtedly become one of the most newsworthy elections ever – the US Presidential race. It would also be fair to say that this particular election is the “social media election”. The last race, in 2012, was the first since Twitter use became mainstream, with around 200…

In Politics Or PR: Never Assume

There are differing views as to whether the people of America got the ‘change’ they voted for when President Obama won the first of his two terms of office. The fact that he beat Hillary Clinton, who at the time was the shoe-in candidate to the Democrat candidacy, was not predicted. With Donald Trump now…

Talking like Trump

  Donald J Trump is making me question my professional wisdom. He does everything I tell clients not to do. He opens his mouth without thinking. He directly insults competitors. He seems to relish confronting contentious subjects that will make him deeply unpopular with many. He even does things I wouldn’t have even thought of…