Paul Waldman is a weekly columnist and senior writer for The American Prospect. He also writes for the Plum Line blog at The Washington Post and The Week and is the author of Being Right Is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn From Conservative Success.
How our consumer obsession with originality and authenticity affects our taste in political candidates.Paul WaldmanJul 31, 2007
Only a few of the '08 frontrunners have grasped the importance of the campaign narrative and built a successful story around their candidacies.Paul WaldmanJul 24, 2007
All successful candidates have had a coherent, appealing story, while the losers tell bad stories -- or more often, no story at all. Plus, a gallery of narrative campaign ads.Paul WaldmanJul 17, 2007