For someone who has described himself as an expert on branding, the President of the United States doesn't seem to understand the core tenets of consistency, continuity and indelibility that make for great brands. At least that appears to be the case in the way he tries to label the brands of his adversaries. In recent weeks, he has switched from nicknaming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "Nervous Nancy" to "Crazy Nancy" in an effort to disparage her. The problem is that it's a label he has routinely assigned to others -- most notably Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, as well as …
Normally, I don't write much about religious media, and when I do, it's rarely in the context of politics. But two events this week have thrown religious media -- especially Christian media-- into the political discourse surrounding the President's impeachment.
He began his presidency by declaring war on the U.S. news media and spent the first three years of his time in office labeling America's top journalists "fake news," and the President's tactics appear to have worked, at least as far as Republican voters are concerned. That's the finding of an in depth report released today by the Pew Research Center.
Have you heard the joke about five world leaders who walk into a cocktail party? The punchline is the President of the U.S. It's hard to say exactly when the President's visits to global summits became the world's running joke, but the effect is becoming very real for the esteem of the U.S. that will live long past his term in office.