[Paleopsych] PR in politics

Steve Hovland shovland at mindspring.com
Sat Dec 4 21:00:41 UTC 2004

Humor can be very effective.

In the Republican camp they refer to it
as "the slippery slope."

If you can make an effective joke about
something you damage it.


Steve Hovland

-----Original Message-----
From:	Michael Christopher [SMTP:anonymous_animus at yahoo.com]
Sent:	Saturday, December 04, 2004 11:05 AM
To:	paleopsych at paleopsych.org
Subject:	[Paleopsych] PR in politics

>>My solution to the PR issue is to use
the same techniques to attack the
well-crafted appeals of the right.<<

--It won't work for Democrats to copy the PR
techniques used by the Right, if they do they will be
accused of "crafting an image" as Kerry was accused of
posturing on every issue. Instead, those techniques
have to be exposed and parodied. That's why the Daily
Show works so well. Instead of merely attacking the
Right, it parodies the techniques they used to gain


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