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Trofimoff Trial Strategy

Colonel George Trofimoff was tried and convicted of spying for the Soviets. He is the highest ranking U.S. army officer ever convicted. Prosecutors use a rich basket of subtle tricks to influence juries. In Colonel Trofimoff’s trial it began early, by the very naming of the case. A KGB defector had given...

A Note of Reason (United States of America v. George Trofimoff)

There is a propagandist strategy I call “a note of reason”. It is used by good (successful) salesmen, evangelists, and core political ideologues. The idea and the approach is simple, but it takes practice to perfect. When used effectively, the customer, the church goer ( I am always reminded of...