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  •  No need to 'paint'-They ARE grifters & charlatans. (9+ / 0-)

    It's a matter of exposing them for what they are.

    "Evil is a lack of empathy, a total incapacity to feel with their fellow man." - Capt. Gilbert,Psychiatrist, at the end of Nuremberg trials.

    by 417els on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 07:52:48 AM PDT

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    •  sure, but you have to use the language... (3+ / 0-)
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      Ray Pensador, DelilahOhMy, 417els

      .... and do it on the attack.  Don't try to build a logical case, instead build an emotional case.  Emotional narratives win.  Emotions are contagious.  Emotions decide, reason explains.

      The goal here is to build an emotional narrative against ALEC that will make smart companies have a gut reaction to avoid dealing with them.

      "Minus two votes for the Democrat" equals "plus one vote for the Republican." Arithmetic doesn't care about your feelings.

      by G2geek on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 06:17:01 PM PDT

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