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Methinks Mr. Brown should also be required to show his current asking price for a speaking engagement, and if fact... a lot could be added to this conversation by publicly posting where Mrs. Palin stands in the current hierarchy of speechmakers.
Sure, they were more interesting to watch than the other speechmakers, but so is a train wreck.
Note to speechmakers and speechwriters who would like to appear in Vital Speeches: If I ever receive a speech that begins so powerfully, I'll run the whole thing no matter what the rest says.
When conservative speechmakers said words like "guns," "tyranny," and "freedom," the crowd erupted in howls and the tea bags swung around and sometimes hit them in the face.
Starting in the 1970s they built well-funded organizations employing researchers, writers, pundits, speechmakers, marketers, talk-show guests, operatives etc. all using channels like talk radio, Fox News, the Washington Times and blogs to tell the public one or another form of a basic propaganda message: "liberals and their ideas are bad, while conservatives and their ideas are good."
Today's picnic speechmakers will toss the word "freedom" around like so much salad dressing, shiny and slick.
On the bright side … wait till her wedding and be sure to be one of the speechmakers …
On Commencement Day, speechmakers are expected to offer advice -- as though you need any, as though anything said today could aid your making sense of our one-damn-thing-after-another world.
He has been one of the leading speechmakers in the Ducks 'dressing room during their improbable playoff run, his message being, basically, that these opportunities don't grow on trees.
Or, like Mencken, will they gleefully report that the convention's main speechmakers are "plainly on furlough from some home for extinct volcanoes"?
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