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A Political Persuasion Podcast
22: Mid-Term Victory Speeches, Part 2
Dec 9 • 46 min
We're here for part-two of our series on mid-term victory speeches, and for those loyal listeners we hope you are starting to notice some themes. In this episode we are breaking down two speeches. The first is actually a concession speech given by Beto…
21: Mid-Term Victory Speeches, Part 1
Nov 23 • 48 min
Victory and concession speeches are some of the best places to look for persuasion patterns. They represent the candidate's messaging to their base, as thank-you's for the past and planning for the future come together. In this two-part episode, we take a…
20: Oprah’s Speech and the Midterm Elections
Nov 11 • 52 min
In this episode we tackle the midterm elections, and in particular a speech that Oprah gave in Georgia in support of Stacey Abrams. Then we break down some of the most influential midterm campaign ads from both Republican and Democratic senators.…
19: The Kavanaugh Hearings, Part 2: The Judge Strikes Back
Oct 26 • 68 min
Was Brett Kavanaugh lying in his Senate hearing? And how might we tell if he was? In part two of our series of the Kavanaugh hearings, we step into how Kavanaugh himself responds to the hearing and allegations, as well as how senators were framing their…
18: The Kavanaugh Hearings, Part 1: Ford’s Testimony
Oct 12 • 55 min
The United States has a new Supreme Court Justice: Brett Kavanaugh, but many people are still asking why he was allowed to ascend to the highest court in the land. The sexual assault allegations made by Christine Blasey-Ford and others rocked the…
17: NRA-TV
Sep 28 • 37 min
The NRA has a vice-grip on our current political environment on the issue of guns, but how do they do it? In this episode we explore: The controversial tactics they use to persuade supporters, and how that changes with who is in office How they use…
16: THANKS OBAMA
Sep 14 • 62 min
We all know President Obama is a talented public speaker. But how exactly? In this episode, we break down President Obama's mid-term campaign rally speech at the University of Illinois where he is framing the Trump White House in a particular way. Here…
15: If You’re Gonna Run in Texas
Aug 31 • 40 min
In this fascinating episode we step into the high-profile Texas Senate race between Ted Cruz (R) and Beto O'Rourke (D). Each side is running scathing ads against the other, and these ads are heavy in persuasive devices. We break down: How Ted Cruz hijacks…
14: Weekend at Bernie’s, with Special Guest Sean Ward
Aug 17 • 79 min
In the 2016 primaries, Bernie Sanders became a major contender and came close to being the Democratic nominee for President. He ran with the intention of pushing the party further left, and some would say he succeeded. In this episode we sit down with…
13: How to Win Votes and Influence People
Aug 3 • 54 min
We all know campaigns are about persuading voters. But what if the staff and volunteers of those campaigns were also being influenced themselves… to be better influencers. This episode we dive into a recent trend in political campaigns that involves…
12: Discourse, with Special Guest Adam Lisagor
Jul 20 • 62 min
You don't want to miss this episode! Renowned Silicon Valley video producer, Adam Lisagor joins us this week for a truly special episode all about his new project called Discourse. After the 2016 election, Adam sought a way to bring our divided country…
11: Obama’s Rhetorical Model, with Special Guest Michael Reitzes
Jul 6 • 50 min
President Obama was widely recognized as a highly effective public speaker. From his soaring 2004 Democratic Convention speech that put him on the map to his historical presidential campaigns, Obama has repeatedly demonstrated a remarkable ability to…
10: Alex Jones & Info Wars
Jun 22 • 40 min
Ever talk to that one friend you have who believes all the conspiracy theories and ask yourself, "Where did they get all of these crazy ideas?" Well we did, and we tracked it down to Alex Jones and Info Wars – where fringe, alt-right survivalists are…
9: The Milton Model Pt. 1
Jun 8 • 45 min
What does a pioneering psychiatrist born in 1901 and Donald Trump have in common? More than you might think! In this episode we explore how Milton Erickson, an American Psychiatrist and Hypnotherapist, practiced persuasive linguistic techniques that were…
8: The Trump Show Pt. 2
May 25 • 39 min
Part Two of a two-part episode! Donald Trump delivers a speech at a campaign rally in Michigan and thousands of his supporters are whipped into a frenzy of support. But how? We explore how Trump is able to pull this off and deliver such charismatic…
7: The Trump Show Pt. 1
May 11 • 45 min
Part one of a two-part episode! Donald Trump delivers a speech at a campaign rally in Michigan and thousands of his supporters are whipped into a frenzy of support. But how? We explore how Trump is able to pull this off and deliver such charismatic…
6: The Zuckerberg Hearings
Apr 27 • 47 min
We've all seen it before, some new scandal occurs and the CEO of a major corporation is hauled before Congress to testify and defend their company. What you may not have seen before is what often goes unnoticed – all the linguistic tactics they use to…
5: To Serve and Persuade, with Special Guest Rintu Basu
Apr 13 • 55 min
What if a hypnotist was training your local police force to be more compelling? What if criminals were turning themselves in, not because they felt remorse or feared arrest, but rather because their community police officer used certain linguistic…
4: Not Your Average Voter Myth
Mar 30 • 52 min
You know those news stories where they gather a group of "regular Americans" around a kitchen table to ask them what issues are most important to them? What if we broke down one of those stories from NPR and told you there's actually a lot more going on…
3: People Focused, Data Driven with Special Guest Luke Riley
Mar 16 • 49 min
This episode we chat about the methodology behind predicting voter behavior with special guest, Luke Riley who worked in Hillary Clinton’s Brooklyn data operation. We start by exploring how campaigns and firms like Cambridge Analytica build a predictive…
2: How the Message Gets Made, With Special Guest Peter Koltak
Feb 28 • 48 min
Episode Two is all about the inside process of crafting an effective campaign message! This is an insightful chat with special guest, Peter Koltak; Chief of Staff to a U.S. Congressman and accomplished expert in political communications about how a…
1: Biden’s Speech and the 2016 Election
Feb 28 • 75 min
Welcome to the first episode of Subliminally Correct! We start by introducing your hosts Alexander Dobranic and Taylor Sherman, and talk about the genesis of this podcast and how it came to be. Then we really break down the hypnotic language patterns used…