CuriosityCat: Justin Trudeau’s Culture Code for Canadians: Keeping it, with Fun

Dr. Clotiere Rapaille Within 18 months of so Canadians will elect a new prime minister and a new government. Of the three contenders for the top job – Stephen Harper, Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau – which one offers Canadians a leader best in tune with what Canadians really, really want in their leader, deep ...

CuriosityCat: Debate 3: President Obama’s Last Chance to Channel Moses

Moses: Model for Obama? Alan Schroeder, Journalism Professor at Northeastern U, has an interesting post in Huffington Post entitled The Dramatic Arc of the 2012 Presidential Debates. It is worth reading. Here’s a taste of it: Which brings us to Act Four. A sense of momentous envelops this final debate, because for both participants the ...

CuriosityCat: President Obama needs to morph into Moses if he wants to win

US cultural code for president Is the Cheese Doctor (Clotaire Rapaille) right? Does Mitt Romney fit the American code for president better than Obama does right now? That’s what Mike Murphy in TIME seems to think: In ways that were not apparent at first, the debate recast the race as a choice between a smile ...

CuriosityCat: Presidential Debate: Reptilian Romney bests Cerebral Obama

In last night’s presidential debate, one man looked presidential; was incisive and decisive; marshaled facts and figures; confronted his opponent; was strongly assertive; beat back every challenge from the other man; and simply dominated the debate. That man was Mitt Romney, the Republican challenger for the presidency. The other man was cautious; stumbled over his ...