Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
A variety of terms, formal and colloquial, are used regularly in newspaper stories, television broadcasts, online discussions, and everyday conversations to describe the president of the United States and, more broadly, the Executive Office of the president of the United States. In addition to the more common “president,” “POTUS,” and “the white house,” other...
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
Evidence can be bullshit and bullshit can be evidence. This too simple statement is a fine meditation to begin a discussion on the relationship among bullshit, evidence, and governing. During an address to the National Convention for the Teachers of...
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
On Monday, February 6th, 2017, after months of impassioned national debate centering on the meaning, significance, and appropriateness of confederate monuments and memorialsDavid A. Graham, “The Stubborn Persistence of Confederate Monuments.” The Atlantic, April 26, 2016, https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/04/the-stubborn-persistence-of-confederate-monuments/479751/ in present-day America,Debbie Elliott, “Reverence and Rage: Southerners Battle Over Relics of The Confederacy.” NPR, March 17, 2016,...
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
The rhetorics of polarization and resentment are not new in American discourse. However, over the years, this type of dialogue has been refined to divide and alienate particular citizens, undermining deliberative institutions. For...
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
While lying, deception, and deceit have historically featured prominently in politics and statecraft overall, bullshit particularly remains a vital tool for populists. More so than for mainstream politicians, bullshit is part of the populist DNA. To populists on the left and right of the political spectrum, bullshitting is not only an important mode of political communication, it helps to...
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
US foreign policy under the Trump administration was particularly subject to impulsive and illogical decisions and statements by the president. As much as Trump’s populist governance was a disrupting force for the US political system, it proved far more volatile to the international status quo, particularly because his policies undermined the very foundation of the liberal international...
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
One of the most fascinating criminal trials involving the 2016 presidential campaign was the one of Roger Stone, Donald Trump’s longtime associate and campaign aide. The prosecution for the Department of Justice (DoJ) argued that Stone obstructed justice concealing “reams of evidence, threatened a fragile witness” and telling “‘whoppers’ that impeded a House committee’s investigation into how Russia used WikiLeaks to sabotage the 2016 presidential race.
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
Abdula-Zahra, Qassim. “25 Killed in U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, Iran-Backed Militia Says And Vows Revenge.” Time, December 30, 2019. https://time.com/5756651/us-airstrikes-iraq-syria-contractor/ (website accessed January 27, 2020).
Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
Lexington Books
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Bernd Kaussler and Lars J. Kristiansen and Jeffrey Delbert
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
Dr. Lars J. Kristiansen is an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His research interests include presidential rhetoric, punk music and culture, the rhetoric of social protest, as well as public relations and image repair. Kristiansen’s scholarly work has appeared in Deviant...
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Description: Rhetoric and Governance under Trump
This series provides thought-provoking and accessible analyses of the uses of language and media from the middle of the twentieth century to the present. In particular, this series examines how modern discourse is constructed and communicated in our distracted times, focusing on specific settings, such as health communication, crisis communication, changing norms of interpersonal exchange,...
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