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GOP Impeachment Debate Speeches: Ignoring The History, The Facts And The Crime

Author’s Note: This is the 17th in a series of occasional political columns that I’ll be writing for CommPRO.biz  until Inauguration Day, January 20. Previously, I wrote 17 political columns leading up to Election Day. FYI: My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential campaigns. In this column…

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The Presidential #Debates2020 Wrap-Up

(Author’s Note: This is the12th in a series of political articles for CommPro.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI –My first job with a PR firm was at a political one, where I worked on local, state and presidential elections).  Arthur Solomon Instead of giving my analysis of each debate in…

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Democratic Debate # 6: The Comparisons

(With Lessons That Apply to Agency Life From The Debate Stage) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant The first four Democratic presidential wannabe debates had Democrats attacking Democrats. Thus, I thought the winner of all of them was President Trump. But the TV script changed during Debate # 5, on November 20, because the candidates mostly…

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Democratic Debates: Keeping Score

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant The fourth Democratic presidential nominees’ debate is history. And now TV entertainers, known as political pundits, will have several weeks to opine whether it changed anything before the next made for TV show in the series is aired next month. Unlike the pundits whose similar, and stale commentary is akin…

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Fake News, Fake Anguish, Fake Debates? You Decide

(Even When It’s Real, Radio, TV News and Debates Are Also Shams) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant So episode two of the multi-channel sham TV series mischaracterized as Democratic debates is history. And again a direct line between the president of the United States and the cable networks has been proven: Donald Trump says that…

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The #VPDebate Faceoff (Op-Ed)

Pence was cool but the victory went to Kaine By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates This was perhaps a more important encounter than many vice-presidential debates in the past.  Given Donald Trump’s poor showing in the presidential debate and the many damaging stories about him that appeared in the last week, the pressure was all…

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Examining the GOP’s Communications Strategy

By Bill Rosenthal, CEO, Communispond The horrific assaults on civilians in Paris November 13th allegedly carried out by Muslim extremists immediately called on Republican leaders and presidential primary candidates to remind supporters of what the party believes is its unassailable and unmatched commitment to national security. As each candidate works to position him or herself…

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Jim Acosta, Guest –That Said with Michael Zeldin

  Join Michael Zeldin as he speaks with CNN Anchor and Chief Domestic Correspondent Jim Acosta, to hear details of history’s most unconventional presidency and its unprecedented relationship with the DC press corps. Acosta, considered one of the nation’s foremost political correspondents, will reveal the backstories the public has yet to hear about the Trump…

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The Supremes (Not The Motown Ones) And The Election

(Author’s Note: This is the third in a series of political articles for CommPro.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. It’s one that was not on my “to do” list. But because of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court will be an important issue until after the 59th…

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Media Lessons Learned From The Trump Senate (Impeachment) Trial

(That Were Probably Not Taught In Communications Classes) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant On January 13, on this web site, I wrote an article regarding media lessons learned from the House impeachment hearings. Many of the examples I listed also applied to none political accounts that most PR practitioners who work at large and small…

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Media Lessons Learned From the Impeachment Hearings

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant My first job in public relations was with a political firm, where I worked on campaigns ranging from local to presidential ones. My experience during those several years, before joining Burson-Marsteller, provided me with lessons that can never be learned from a communications’ school education. The most important was to…

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“Pinocchio” and the Two Democratic Parties (Op-Ed)

Elliot Fineman The very act of the Democrats selecting a presidential nominee for the 2020 election will most likely cost them the election. However, there is a path forward that will assure that the Democrats win the House, the Senate and the Presidency.  Numerous in-depth studies of the 2016 and 2018 elections by highly qualified…

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If I Were Advising The Democratic Approach To The 2020 Election

(A Roadmap To Defeating ‘The Pinocchio President,’ Who Likes Dictators And Demeans Democratic Governments) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Even though the Democrats haven’t yet decided on their 2020 presidential candidate, the campaign for the White House has been under way even before Donald Trump was sworn in as president. But the first official Democratic…

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