Tag: Relatability

After Making Enemies, Ted Cruz Tries to Make Friends

Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times – December 9, 2015

As his crowds swell in Iowa and he battles with Donald J. Trump to lock down the party’s more conservative voters, Mr. Cruz — appraised as grating and pompous as a matter of bipartisan consensus — is working diligently at the simple task of establishing human connections.

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Hillary Clinton to Show More Humor and Heart, Aides Say

Amy Chozick, New York Times – September 7, 2015

There will be no more flip jokes about her private email server. There will be no rope lines to wall off crowds, which added to an impression of aloofness. And there will be new efforts to bring spontaneity to a candidacy that sometimes seems wooden and overly cautious.

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