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Analysis of Romney's Victory Speech

Romney did an excellent job of delivering his victory speech the other day. His focus has changed since becoming the presumptive nominee.  He's now focusing on conservative issues vs President Obama's record instead of spending his time attacking the other Republican candidates.  The other candidates are getting behind him and that is unifying the party.  Further, Romney has learned a few things about being a good speaker in the last few months. In this speech, his timing was good.  He hit all the major issues Republicans are concerned about.  He sounded and looked presidential.  He was gracious and uplifting.  While he didn't sound like Ronald Reagan using wit and humor, he did sound and look remeniscent of Reagan in his...

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Politics Week: Who are Our Enemies?

I'll be making a major announcement tomorrow on our newsletter and then on Wednesday right here on the blog about a new study we have coming out soon.  It has to do with how we "talk politics."  In preparation for that, it's Politics Week here at Communication FUNdamentals.  Today I'd like to share a bit of "politicing" going on and how we should and shouldn't communicate when we talk politics. Recently, President Obama made a very divisive comment while addressing the Latino community.  It was not well received by many as the following YouTube video shows.  He ran as a Uniter.  He promised to listen to both Republicans and Democrats.  He said he wanted to bring us together.  However in...

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