Candidates Who Explain Progressive Policies via Conservative Principles Could Be Uniquely Persuasive
New research finds that voters are more likely to support a liberal candidate whose rhetoric reflects conservative values.
The Three Rhetorical Tricks That Bind Trump to His Base
Political communication scholars explain how, for Trump, telling lies, shifting blame, and asserting his own greatness help him keep his core supporters.
Does the President Have the Power to Convince Us of Anything?
Not really, no. So why, then, do we bother to listen to his speeches?