Obama’s writer confesses brainwashing tactic

July 25, 2014 in Video by The Manimal

Recently, NPR did a story on how presidential speechwriters intentionally use cadence, or rhythm of speech, to move people emotionally. They reference Jon Favreau, Obama’s ex-speechwriter, and Mary Kate Cary, George. H.W. Bush’s ex-speechwriter, who both admit to intentionally counting beats in a speech in order to hook people in. The Resident discusses.