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The Trump Master Persuader Index and Reading List

Readers of this blog have been asking me to compile my Trump posts in a convenient index so you can direct others to it. And so I have. I’ll try to keep this updated as I go.

The fun of it is seeing how early I predicted Trump’s rise (8/13/15).

Trump Master Persuader Reading List

8/5/15 How Trump Becomes President

8/10/15 Trump’s Plan To Put a Ring Around ISIS

8/13/15 Clown Genius  (Most important post of the series)

8/17/15 Wizard Wars 

8/19/15 Political Reporters Cover a Business Candidate 

8/24/15 Trump VS Bush: Persuasion Wars 

8/26/15 The Third Way on Immigration (Sort of a Trump Post)

8/27/15 Trump Persuasion Alert: The Bush-Slayer Comment

8/28/15 Nate Silver Gives Trump 2% Chance of Getting Nominated

8/28/15 Trump and Godwin’s Law 

8/31/15 RRN – about Celebrity Apprentice

9/1/15 Trump: The “Bad System” Linguistic Bayonette

9/3/15 The Tells (for cognitive dissonance) 

9/5/15 Nice Guy

9/7/15 The Outsider Explanation

9/10/15 Trump engineers a Linguistic Kill Shot for Fiorina 

9/11/15 Who is Smarter – the Smart People or the Dumb People? 

9/14/15 The Trump Versus Sanders Match-up 

9/14/15 The Daily Beast Reports on My Trump Posts 

9/17/15 Wizard Attacks Wizard 

9/17/15 Carly Fiorina and the Master Filter

9/18/15 When Wives Attack

9/20/15 Calling Jimmy from the Third Dimension 

9/23/15 The Reason for Trump’s Success

10/1/15 One-on-One Match-ups 

10/9/15 Tells for Cognitive Dissonance (with some Trump flavoring) 

10/18/15 Trump’s Persuasiveness – Per the Washington Post

10/20/15 Trump’s Third Act 

10/22/15 The Alpha in the Room 

10/23/15 The Case for a Trump Landslide (Part 1)

10/25/15 Talking Like a Fourth-Grader 

10/26/15 Trump’s Town Hall Performance – Give Him a Grade

10/30/15 Economics and Expectations (with a Trump point)

10/31/15 Trump’s Selfish Motives (Please explain them to me)

11/2/15 Why Donald Trump will Ruin the World 

11/6/15 The Upside of Ben Carson 

11/12/15 Election Notes (Trump and Stuff)

11/16/15 Cognitive Dissonance Update 1 

11/19/15 Trump’s Current Odds 

11/22/15 Fire the Head of the DEA 

11/26/15 Trump Trouble Report 

11/29/15 How Trump Can Solve Immigration 

12/2/15 Trump’s Favorability 

12/3/15 My Prediction about My Predictions

12/8/15 Risk Management

12/9/15 My Offer to Stop Donald Trump

12/10/15 The Trump Immigration Surprise – The Trap is Half-Sprung

12/11/15 Master Persuader Update

12/15/15 Master Persuader Update – Slip of the Tongue 

12/21/15 And Then This Happened 

12/22/15 A Deeply Unscientific Test of Your Political Bias

12/25/15 Master Persuader Scorecard Update – Clinton Top?

12/27/15 Is Iowa a Caucus or a Mental Health Problem? 

12/29/15 The Time I Got Promoted to Nobody 

12/30/15 Ranking the Best Political Pundits of 2015

½/16 Master Persuader Scorecard Update: 10out-of-10 Coming? 

¼/16 Trump Prediction about the Wall

1/6/16 The Canadian Gambit

1/7/16 Trump and Climate Science

1/11/16 Today I Help You See the Future

1/13/16 Charisma Vs. Danger

1/15/16 The Biggest Trump Story That You Missed 

1/19/16 RRN about British Politicians and Trump 

1/20/16 The Gender Card Top

1/21/16 Bernie Sanders Turns on the Iowa Afterburners 

1/21/16 Trump’s Talent Stack: Systems versus Goals 

2/1/16 Can a Master Persuader Reverse Hate?

2/3/16 New Hampshire Prediction (Master Persuader Series)

2/4/16 Scoring My Iowa Fraud Call

2/4/16 Spooky Alert! Spooky Alert!

2/4/16 The Pledge of Allegiance

2/5/16 Friday Trump Joke

2/7/16 The GOP Debate Scorecard (Master Persuader Series)

2/8/16 New Hampshire Election Fraud Prediction

2/9/16 The Thinking Filters

2/9/16 The Movie Persuasion Filter

2/10/16 My New Hampshire Prediction Scorecard

2/11/16 Why Does Trump Terrify People?

2/12/16 Policies and Name Recognition (Trump Persuasion Series)

You might also enjoy The Persuasion Reading List that I put together on request. These are the books that explain how I noticed Trump’s persuasion skills so early. He is a natural, but also well-trained in the science of persuasion. None of his campaign success so far is an accident. 

My book is on that list, or you can see it here.