J Robert Smith
During his dissertation, [MSNBC’s Chris] Hayes made the astounding conclusion that if the Electoral College were not a part of the U.S. Constitution, it would be unconstitutional.
— Breitbart, August 31, 2019
Let’s start with the simple proposition that Chris Hayes is a dolt or disingenuous. You’d think that a guy who’s an “expert” on politics would have a fundamental understanding of the Constitution. But Hayes is a leftist, and his analyses are really thinly veiled attempts to push his side’s agenda.
Several lifetimes ago, I was privileged to work at the Republican National Committee during President Reagan’s re-election campaign. We may talk about that more in the months ahead, but it comes to mind today because of a piece by John Stossel.
In communications training, we would help candidates discuss political issues in terms that show how they impact specific values, those things Americans care deeply about. If you tell people you want to cut taxes, you must make the connection that it will leave you with more money to save, spend, or invest, thus enabling you to go on vacation, save for college, and more.