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May 17, 2016

Trump is a skilled persuader who understands that people don’t make decisions based on policy details, logic, reason, common sense, or any other illusion of rationality.

Trump literally takes both sides of the issues whenever he can.

As a candidate, he’s a human Rorschach test. I might see in Trump a skilled persuader who always makes aggressive opening offers, and you might see a future dictator. We are looking at the same set of facts but we are primed by our experiences to interpret them differently. I study persuasion in all its forms and perhaps you watch the History Channel too much. Trump’s persuasion strategy depends on a growing number of voters finding something they like about him and fewer people reflexively making History Channel analogies. So far, it seems to be working. You’ll see Trump’s strategy fully-flowered over the summer. Watch for how many different reasons people offer for why they support him. That’s your tell. About Those Trump Policy Details |

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 17, 2016 11:42 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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gs is going to tell your future, right here:

Personalities change when people suddenly find themselves unaccountable.

Combine that with the world's biggest slam hammer and a bottomless free wallet and you have the perfect cocktail.

Remember what I've told you, time and time again.
You can't claim ignorance.


~ poof ~

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at May 17, 2016 7:41 PM

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