Fear and Shame: Michelle Obama Brews Up Yet Another Campaign Cocktail

The campaign cocktail recipe for elected officials is so standardized at this point, you can just assume it’s being used without having to listen to campaign speeches. But, just as a representative sample (because you’re not going to get anything else truly representative in any upcoming elections), let’s look at the campaign cocktail of the latest speech from Michelle Obama. We will consider the three major elements of motivational campaigning: fear and shame. Note that sometimes the spice Read more […]