Professor Joseph Cooper offers insight on political campaigns for Psychology Today

Joseph Cooper, an adjunct professor in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University, wrote an article for Psychology Today, “To Run, or Not to Run: A Campaign for Employment.”

“Political campaigns are a form of combat and courtship; warfare and seduction. Elect-Me campaigns reduce to Mixed Verbal Arts cage-fighting against rivals, 24/7 ‘speed-dating’ for voters’ heads and hearts. The dominant theme is warfare: With clenched fists, or a raised and then pointing finger, or stabbing hand gestures, politicians proclaim, ‘I’ll fight for you!'” wrote Cooper.

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