Author Topic: The Lincoln Project  (Read 2095 times)

meiroy

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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2020, 11:21:51 PM »
Biden
He's not a whiny b*tch

Doesn't this sort of framing link Biden with "whiny bitch"?
It's not my style, and I'm guessing it's not the style of Biden or his campaign.

If you watched this video posted above by "rb", you would recognize it as the final screen from the following Lincoln Project video:

https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1274748265376907265

I thought it was interesting that saying Biden is "not a whiny b*tch" is a conservative's way of making fun of Trump. I wish I could say that it's evidence of the left having a sense of humor, but if that's the case I haven't looked in to the source of this joke enough to know that to be the case.

Yes, I've seen the video.  All these videos are created by professional influencers/manipulators (see the video links I posted) using rhetoric and other methods in order to influence. That's why they are so effective.  To me, a layman, using that form is a mistake because it links Biden to "whiny bitch". In simple terms, that's the emotional connection that people might make between the name "Biden" and "whiny bitch".



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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2020, 11:34:00 PM »
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Yes, I've seen the video.  All these videos are created by professional influencers/manipulators (see the video links I posted) using rhetoric and other methods in order to influence. That's why they are so effective.  To me, a layman, using that form is a mistake because it links Biden to "whiny bitch". In simple terms, that's the emotional connection that people might make between the name "Biden" and "whiny bitch".

That has been the traditional approach. Only mention your product/candidate's name. Never mention the competition by name. Never associate your product with anything unpalatable. Etc.

For these advertisers to purposely break this approach, they must believe the marginal consumer/voter is becoming a bit more educated that this old rule may not continue to apply.
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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2020, 05:02:24 PM »
I would prefer if the Lincoln project folks would relay more on substance than on rhetoric on show. While it is sometimes effective to pay back with the same coin some of the recent clips were just what I would expect from Trumpís campaign. The last thing we need however is an Anti-Trump way of dealing with political opponents, which would be not much better than what we currently have.
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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #23 on: June 25, 2020, 06:56:05 AM »
Keep in mind the target market is not voters, it is the opponents political machinery.
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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #24 on: June 28, 2020, 11:44:03 PM »
https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1277347294376013828

Wow.  Holy...

These guys are top-notch hackers and they're not hacking computers.

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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #25 on: June 30, 2020, 03:43:16 PM »

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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #26 on: July 07, 2020, 05:58:12 AM »
https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1280457599884935168

First thought: really curious if this would actually work (onTrump).

Second thought: wait, is this really aimed at Trump, or is it a way to convince the viewer that Trump has mental issues? Or is it both? Either way, geniuses.  Can't way to see what they'll do to Mitch McConnel.
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Re: The Lincoln Project
« Reply #27 on: July 07, 2020, 07:38:50 AM »
https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1280457599884935168

First thought: really curious if this would actually work (onTrump).

Second thought: wait, is this really aimed at Trump, or is it a way to convince the viewer that Trump has mental issues? Or is it both? Either way, geniuses.  Can't way to see what they'll do to Mitch McConnel.

https://lincolnproject.us/news/rich-mitch/