PhD Candidate in the School of Communication, The Ohio State University
David Clementson is a PhD Candidate in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. He has been published in Presidential Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Mass Communication and Society, the Journal of Political Marketing, the International Journal of Sport Communication, the Encyclopedia of Deception, and the Encyclopedia of Politics and Social Media. Before grad school he worked professionally for nearly a decade in strategic communication, politics, and public relations. He was a political campaign manager and strategist (for successful Democrats and Republicans), the press secretary and director of communications for state attorneys general, a journalist (for newspapers and magazines), and a public relations director.
Tonight at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton formally accepted the nomination of the Democratic party. Last week, Republican nominee Donald Trump did the same at the Republican National...