January 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
fox news, michael cohen, msnbc, rachel maddow, sean hannity, sentencing, trials, trump
We take a look in this episode at how left and right-wing commentators persuasively cover the same news item – the sentencing of Michael Cohen in federal court which implicates the Trump family and business.
September 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
democrats, elections, obama, politics, republicans, trump, university of illinois
We've talked a lot about President Obama's persuasive speech patterns on this show, but how would you like to hear them for yourself? This episode Obama goes on the attack in a campaign speech criticizing Trump and the Republicans and we break down what makes him a particularly gifted and persuasive speaker.