Subliminally Correct is a bi-weekly podcast where two experts in subconscious messaging examine the intersection of politics, persuasion, and all the ways politicians and newsmakers are using psychological tactics to influence you every single day.
The show is hosted by Alex Dobranic, Political Consultant and Certified Consulting Hypnotist; and Taylor Sherman, Executive Coach and Certified Hypnosis Instructor – experts in politics and subliminally persuasive tactics.
Guests range from political staffers, consultants, journalists and academics, to experts in hypnosis, body-language, and Neuro-Linguistic Psychology; here to give you an inside look into what makes the persuasive politician.
November 22nd, 2019 | 35 mins 16 secs
donald trump, elections, impeachment, jim jordan, politics
In the first impeachment hearings, we examine congressman Jim Jordan's methods of persuasion and influence, along with a press conference clip featuring President Trump's framing of the whole process.
November 15th, 2019 | 18 mins 57 secs
alex jones, james comey, politics, rhetoric
Why do rational people listen to irrational things? Conspiracy-theory laced TV host Alex Jones is featured on this episode where we discuss the Info Wars he claims are happening.
November 8th, 2019 | 33 mins 45 secs
alex jones, donald trump, metaphor, politics, rhetoric
Alex Jones and Info Wars are back in this episode, where we find out exactly how he manages to keep people listening and under his influence, even after being banned on multiple platforms. Learn how he does it and also how this applies to Donald Trump.
October 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
debates, elections, politics
Are the American people wrong for wanting a change in our government, in wanting a choice in their healthcare, and in which wars we engage in? In this episode we take a listen to the key points of the New York Times / CNN debates in Ohio, where the remaining candidates square off.
October 3rd, 2019 | 50 mins 57 secs
conferences, donald trump, impeachment, politics, republicans
Everyone is talking about impeachment! But how do the Republicans frame the whistleblower report and spin the message into their favor? Which members of Republican leadership are more skilled than the others, and who can twist the facts into the most appealing light? Listen to learn how they do it and so much more!
September 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
2020, debates, elections, nlp, politics
What creates a win on the debate stage? Is it a candidates age, their quips to another person, or their charisma? Or is it the way they message and use language? We explore these themes in this episode on the third democratic debate of 2019.
September 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
elections, language patterns, marianne williamson, politics, primaries
Do you have a new age friend who keeps talking about big ideas, but you aren't sure what they actually mean? In this episode we break down a Marianne Williamson rally and listen closely for her persuasive use of language, and whether it is authentic or not.
August 22nd, 2019 | 47 mins 34 secs
2020, elections, justin amash, npr, politics, primaries, russia, tulsi gabbard
Do interviews with prospective 2020 candidates reveal that much about their policy? Learn how Tulsi Gabbard dodges NPR's questions and instead reframes her answers into something much more persuasively friendly in this episode!
August 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
congressional hearings, elections, hypnotic language patterns, john ratcliffe, louie gohmert jr, mind reading, politics, robert mueller
How do a Democracy's checks and balances slowly become undermined? Where do we draw the line between truth and fiction? This episode features Special Counsel Robert Mueller's appearance before the House Judiciary Committee as he is persuasively questioned about whether the Trump campaign obstructed justice.
July 24th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
debates, elections, politics, rhetoric, values
It's night two of the Democratic presidential debates and we break down the most pivotal moments of this campaign so far. Kamala goes after Biden, Buttigieg reframes his record on race, and Bernie distracts from his tax hikes! This episode we've picked out the most persuasive and fascinating moments of the second Democratic debate!
July 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
2020, debates, elections, hypnosis, metaphors, politics, primaries, rhetoric, stories
How do candidates change their message on the debate stage? What's the strategy behind some of the questions being asked and how they're answered? This episode we've picked out the most persuasive and fascinating moments of the first Democratic debate!
June 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 16 mins
bernie sanders, elections, face the nation, joe biden, margaret brennan, pete buttigieg, politics, primaries
Did you ever wonder how a "down home" person can seem so friendly and personable? What is it about them that makes them so comforting? We explore in this episode how Pete Buttigieg, presidential candidate from the industrial mid-west has been gaining so much traction.
June 12th, 2019 | 43 mins 57 secs
2020, cory booker, elections, elizabeth warren, metaphor, pete buttigieg, politics, scaffolding, values
How much persuasion can a candidate get into a five minute speech? A lot! This episode we break down speeches from three very different Democratic candidates at the Iowa Democratic Hall of Fame forum where nineteen candidates only had a few minutes to relate to the audience and get them on their side.
May 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
2020, elections, joe biden, politics, primaries, speeches, theme music
Is Joe Biden really sincere about his promise about restoring the soul of the nation? Listen to his first rally demonstrating thematic appeals, persuasive metaphor, and why he wants to stop fighting and start fixing. We break down how he is using Obama's tried and true playbook of persuasion in this episode.
May 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
advertising, cory booker, elections, emails, facebook, fundraising, hillary clinton, joe biden, julian castro, kamala harris, politics, social media
Every wonder who's writing those campaign emails that show up in your inbox at 3am? Or how about what goes into the 30 permutations of the same facebook ad you and your friends see every day? Our guest, Emma Kraus knows! She's joining us this episode to share her experience targeting voters with email fundraising and digital organizing. You don't want to miss this episode!
April 27th, 2019 | 48 mins 34 secs
Attorney General William Barr gets out ahead of the highly anticipated Mueller Report by holding a press conference and taking questions... about something nobody could read yet. How does Barr load his remarks up with persuasion and rhetorical devices to make you believe his summary of the report is true?