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Donald Trump Dismantles Teleprompters At North Carolina Rally

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump declared the “shackles have been taken off” as Republicans began defecting in the wake of his boasts about sexual assault. Friday eve...

Trump's About To Face His Biggest Test Of 2016

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A month of scripting Donald Trump’s words and hiding him from all but the friendliest of interviews is about to pay off brilliantly M...

The Republicans’ Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Trump Problem

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Republicans have may finally hit on the one easy trick to making their presidential nominee palatable: Minimize the words emerging...

Trump Can’t Get Enough Of Teleprompters

The Huffington Post | John Rieger | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics


Tell-It-Like-It-Is Trump Becomes Teleprompter Donald

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump has become what he has long mocked. After a full year ridiculing his rival candidates for relying on a teleprompter and fi...

Friday Talking Points -- As The Turd Tornado Turns...

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The week began with a speech Donald Trump read off a TelePrompTer. And in a stunning development -- are you sitting down? -- he then did not stomp all over his message by saying monumentally stupid things for the rest of the week. No, really!

Being Trump

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Trump's campaign is now going to fully commit to "letting Trump be Trump." Because, obviously, the problem all along has been that Trump wasn't being Trump enough. Obviously.

Trump Just Can't Help Himself

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the past is any prologue, by the end of the week nobody's going to even remember this speech, because by then Trump will have had at least two or three blowups out on the campaign trail -- which will become the story, instead.

His Campaign In Crisis, Donald Trump Turns To The Teleprompter

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party devolved into chaos on Tuesday as its presumptive presidential nominee, celebrity entertainer Donald Trump, defende...

Friday Talking Points -- Sarah Palin, Under the Republican Bus

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The muck in question isn't even Democratic muck. It's purely conservative and Republican mudslinging, at a person who used to be put on a pretty tall pedestal in Republicanland: Sarah Palin.

Michael Bay's Meltdown and How fo Overcome Fear

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Tom Alderman

There aren't too many of us who don't get some level of debilitating schpilkis when asked to talk in front of people. It can be truly unsettling. But the reality is, in business -- as in relationships -- HOW you say things is more impactful than WHAT you say.

Losing it Live: Michael Bay at Samsung

Connie Dieken | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Connie Dieken

You can now witness your worst nightmare if you deliver presentations: embarrassing yourself on stage. In this case, it happened to famed film directo...

The Swig Heard 'Round the World

Connie Dieken | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Connie Dieken

In a swig heard 'round the world, Sen. Marco Rubio demonstrated why every executive must learn how to effectively communicate when Teleprompted. Lesson one: Always have water within arm's length -- not off-camera.

Republicans Finally Admit Silliness of Obama TelePrompTer Caricature

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I would have paid to see someone ask: "How can you sit here and tell me Obama is a great debater, when you've been mocking him for four years as a man who is incapable of speaking without a TelePrompTer? Were you lying to us then, or are you lying to us now?"

Leader, Teleprompted: Why Executives Must Master the Machine

Connie Dieken | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

As an executive, you're called upon to deliver important messages to your organization and the marketplace. People look to you to set the tone in public speaking. You want to come across as a strong leader, but natural. That's why you need to master the Teleprompter.

The War Against Teleprompters!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz


Jason Linkins

Romney's Speech Stumbles Earn Teleprompter Quip From Santorum | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

What exactly was going on with Mitt Romney during his speech last night? Addressing his supporters in Schaumburg, Illinois after his swift win in the ...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks Santorum's Teleprompter Tirade

Posted 03.15.2012 | Comedy

With Rick Santorum surging after wins in the Alabama and Mississippi Republican primaries, Stephen Colbert examined the former Senator's appeal to vot...

Why Republicans Can't Stop Mocking Obama

The Washington Post | Philip Rucker  | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

It's one of the very symbols of the presidency -- the ultimate accessory to the ultimate bully pulpit, seemingly trumpeting to all that the words bein...

The Republicans Continue to Wage War Against Government Workers

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Government workers precisely encapsulate what the founders had in mind for this nation. A government of the people. The Republicans don't want you to think about government like this, even though it's the centerpiece of the American-style representative democracy.

How Low Can You Go? GOP Rep Proposes Cutting Funding for Obama's Teleprompter

Veronica Conway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Veronica Conway

Rep. Steve Womack suggested defunding the president's teleprompter because, "We're asking people to do more with less, and I think the president ought to lead by example."

Jason Linkins

Life In The Time Before TelePrompters Was Tedious, As It Turns Out | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you go way, way, back, you find that there was a time when TelePrompters did not exist. And so, politicians had to give terrible halting and monotonous speeches using only pieces of paper.

Pawlenty Spreads Dubious Story About Obama, Teleprompter

McClatchy | Steven Thomma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Everyone knows that President Barack Obama relies on a teleprompter a lot when giving talks. He even used one to talk to a dozen members of his own Mi...

When the Ink Clears: A Second Peek at Palm-Gate

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stefan Sirucek

To America's comedians Sarah Palin is the gift that keeps on giving; to pundits she's the political actor who keeps on fascinating. Yet for all the coverage of the crib notes gaffe, a lot of people missed the point.

Palin's Palm/Obama's Prompter

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

The blogosphere, the fiber optic cables, and the airwaves have been buzzing with stories about Sarah Palin who, during a television interview connecte...