Posted on Dec 20, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: Predicting Trump’s Political Future

Posted in Members Only, Politics

This will be my final MEMBERS ONLY piece for 2018, so in the spirit of looking ahead to the New Year, I thought I’d take some time to consider Donald Trump’s Christmas Future. Specifically, what are the chances Trump will remain the president or disappear in a puff of orange smock? This will be my final MEMBERS ONLY piece for 2018, so in the spirit of looking ahead to the...

Posted on Jul 30, 2014

“Thanks Obama!”: A Political Strategy of Failure

Posted in Politics

One of the most admirable things about the GOP used to be their messaging ability. Even if you disagreed with their policy positions the capability to disseminate talking points was a thing of beauty. They framed the discussion, and you found yourself on defense the whole way. They forced the other side to abandoned structural premises weakened their argument from the jump. For instance in regards to ACA what’s...