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Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate--The Essential Guide for Progressives

Don't Think of an Elephant! is the definitive handbook for understanding what happened in the 2004 election and communicating effectively about key issues facing America today. Author George Lakoff has become a key advisor to the Democratic party, helping them develop their message and frame the political debate.

In this book Lakoff explains how conservatives think, and how to counter their arguments. He outlines in detail the traditional American values that progressives hold, but are often unable to articulate. Lakoff also breaks down the ways in which conservatives have framed the issues, and provides examples of how progressives can reframe the debate…

Submitted:Jul 22, 2007
Author:George Lakoff
Brand:Chelsea Green
Total comments:0
Category:Politics
11 diggs • 0 comments • Jul 22, 2007

Progressives: Buy This Book and Read it. 124 pages teaching debate framing

In the 1st of his 3 debates with Bush, 2004 Dem. candidate John Kerry argued against the war in Iraq not by directly condemning it but by citing the various ways in which airport and commercial shipping security had been jeopardized due to the war's sizable price tag. In so doing, he re-framed the war issue to his advantage. $1.45 used, NYT^seller

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