Love Bombing

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A technique used in cult recruiting, in which membership in the cult is intimately linked to love and attachment which engender complete loyalty to the cause.
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With his best pal Piers Morgan playing peacemaker, Trump is trying desperately to lay the ground for a visit to the UK by love-bombing the Tory Prime Minister and trying to sound conciliatory about his biggest online errors.
So many firms direct their resources into love-bombing us while they're selling, but treat us as a nuisance when they've got our money.
But instead of love-bombing us, the message from Brussels was to hurry up and start the formal divorce talks.
WHEN it eventually arrived, Rafa Benitez's second unveiling at St James' Park was less of a battle cry and more of a love-bombing.
Tory love-bombing ahead of the indy ref persuaded many that Clyde shipyard jobs were safe.
The Prime Minister's speech last week about Scottish independence represented an abrupt shift in strategy from head to heart; from contempt to love-bombing.
Butterworth's account ends with the famous unmasking of Azef, the role of Father Gapon in the 1905 Russian Revolution, the curiously kid gloves treatment of the Bolsheviks by antebellum Tsarist authorities and their love-bombing by the Germans during the Great War itself.
YET more evidence of Labour love-bombing the Lib-Dems, as an anti-Tory pact grows ever more likely, came when Lord Mandelson popped up on the radio to condemn the "frankly disgusting" smears.
That said, McCain seems to have decided to win by love-bombing the Big Media and putting miles between himself and the base.
The tone of Mundell's remarks was very different from the love-bombing aimed at Scotland by his boss Theresa May.
John Carver's love-bombing of Alan Pardew illustrated some of the problems of continuing with the interim manager - the players might be treating him with kid gloves but the noises coming from the away end on Wednesday have set the agenda.
The mid-way point in this parliamentary term has passed and the love-bombing must start soon.