Are you interested or even annoyed by the current trends in Political Science? If so you will be intrigued by this class that looks at how Symbolic Politics is impacting international and domestic political behavior. Looking at the ways leaders are leading by using rhetoric not to appeal rationally to followers’ interests but to appeal emotionally to their symbolic predispositions. In this class, Professor Grillo, Professor of Political Science at Schreiner University will examine the many ways that predispositions influence American and international politics. You will gain greater understanding into how and why most political behavior today is driven by emotion.