The image of Texas as a great state has been severely damaged in recent years, first by former Governor Rick Perry, who campaigned for the US Presidency in 2012. During that campaign, he failed to distinguish either himself or his state. Initially denying charges of racism which were subsequently proven to be accurate, he infamously failed to remember the name of a government agency he planned to get rid of during the course of a Presidential debate.
At this point in the political cycle a decade ago, I would have asked what role, if any, public relations would play in the upcoming Presidential election. Today, I simply ask myself […]
President James H. “Jim” Webb. Sounds good, right? Well, not so fast. Let’s take a long look at the candidate. So far, the only candidate who has stated his intent on running […]
Last summer I worked on a campaign in Massachusetts’ District Six. I had the pleasure of working with veteran campaigner Maura Flynn (now President-Elect, Dermatology Nurses’ Association) and candidate Marisa DeFranco. It […]