Dem Talking Points

Periodically I’ll hear from a former (big agency) colleague advising me to tread lightly on the political tweets and posts. A few even share my politically progressive persuasion, but most warn that overt politicking may not be good for my firm’s sustained health. (Would they rather I sell my soul to Koch Industries or the…… Continue reading Dem Talking Points

“Trained in Spin”

The Washington Post’s main media man Howard Kurtz today profiles Senator Obama’s newly anointed press secretary Linda Douglass, a former broadcast TV political reporter.In the course of the interview, Ms. Douglass makes an observation about jumping to “the dark side”: “The thing that really made me feel at peace with the decision is this conversation…… Continue reading “Trained in Spin”