Scott Adams. “When I saw Trump displaying the tools of persuasion, I thought ‘Oh my God, he’s not a crazy clown. Everything he’s doing, including his complete ignoring of the facts is persuasion perfection.
And I called him to be a landslide winner in the general election last year.
Because the tools he’s using, essentially he’s basically taking a flamethrower to a stick fight. And there’s nobody using the same tools he’s using.
So his complete ignoring of facts are actually part of his persuasion. Because he doesn’t give you targets. He doesn’t give you details of his policies. So he’s reducing the number of targets while making you feel good and focus on the things you want…
Bill Maher, “He brands people low energy, crazy, crooked.”
Scott Adams, "No but there’s something else to it. He’s working on conformation bias. When you see anything come out on the news that looks like Hillary Clinton you say, ‘Crooked Hillary”.
Watch the excerpt here:
A federal indictment would cause serious damage to her campaign.
IG email report: More woes for Clinton
May 26, 2016 | by LISA LERER
If the FBI recommends indictment under the “Espionage Act” it would be very difficult for the Obama Administration not to proceed. The Obama Administration might need to exonerate Edward Snowdon to exonerate Clinton.
“Prior to Barack Obama's inauguration, there were a grand total of three prosecutions of leakers under the Espionage Act (including the prosecution of Dan Ellsberg by the Nixon DOJ). That's because the statute is so broad that even the US government has largely refrained from using it. But during the Obama presidency, there are now seven such prosecutions: more than double the number under all prior US presidents combined. How can anyone justify that?”…
The essence of that extremely broad, century-old law is that one is guilty if one discloses classified information ‘with intent or reason to believe that the information is to be used to the injury of the United States, or to the advantage of any foreign nation"
On the Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
And be sure to watch the entire program on HBO. I want to be in Mellissa Harris Perry’s class.