Conventional Thinking and Bad Speeches

Don't worry, this is not turning into a political newsletter. But what's happening in politics now is...interesting? Entertaining? Terrifying? Maybe all of the above. The party conventions and presidential race reflect a unique and important point in time in our political, social, and cultural discourse. And some of it hits pretty close to home, as I've worked conventions, managed political campaigns, written speeches, and have been on both the winning and losing sides of those battles. So I wanted to share some thoughts.

You can read more about my take on the communications flaws, terrible speeches, and overall incoherence at Republican National Convention here.