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GOPís PR Hurdle: Americans Like Biden

Thu, Jul. 1, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

Jon GingerichIf the Republican Party wants to regain a foothold in either chamber of Congress next year—let alone reclaim the White House in 2024—it needs to build a case for why the Biden Administration’s policies aren’t working. So far, all they’ve done is derail Biden’s entire legislative agenda, just like they derailed Obama’s.


Problems for the Performatively Woke Brand

Wed, May 5, 2021

By Jon Gingerich

Jon GingerichSome consumers are beginning to recognize corporate America’s forays into weighty political and social issues as tone-deaf opportunism.


Five Takeaways from Psaki's First Day

Fri, Jan. 22, 2021

By David Ball

David A. BallJen Psaki earned the confidence of journalists and viewers around the globe during her first White House press briefing.


Twilight of the Idiots

Mon, Oct. 5, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Jon GingerichThe news that Trump contracted COVID-19 could make for the greatest crisis of his presidency, not simply due to the fact that it lays bare his mishandling of the pandemic, but because for the first time, he and his supporters have finally been forced to contend with reality.

Biden Meets #MeToo

Thu, Apr. 30, 2020

By Kevin Foley

Kevin FoleyJoe Biden has yet to say anything about the sexual misconduct accusation his former Senate aide Tara Reade made last month… and his silence is deafening.

'Cease and Desist'Ö Telling the Truth

Fri, Mar. 27, 2020

By Kevin Foley

Kevin FoleyDonald Trump's lawyers claim that a pro-Biden PAC ad that uses the president's own words in denying any responsibility for the response to the COVID-19 outbreak is false, misleading and deceptive advertising. It fits the pattern Trump has followed his entire adult life to avoid accountability.

When the Spin Machine Fails

Thu, Oct. 3, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

Jon GingerichThe spin coming out of the White House and among President Trump’s defenders in the wake of the Ukraine scandal reveals a desperate grasp for straws in their attempts to reframe the public narrative surrounding the investigation as another “witch hunt” as opposed to a bona fide Constitutional crisis.

Making the Decisions That Will Shape Your Life

Wed, May 15, 2019

By Robert Dilenschneider

Robert DilenschneiderWe all make hundreds of decisions everyday—some small, some significant— that mark our lives. How you make those decisions is critical to your future.

Media Take Big Hit For Smollett Coverage

Fri, Feb. 22, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jussie SmollettThe media lost a lot of credibility over their coverage of the Jussie Smollett hoax, which they swallowed "hook, line and fake noose." Trump raps Smollett's performance as "racist" but remains mum about white nationalist Coast Guard officer who planned to murder journalists, Democrats.

Brexit Mess Makes Brits Angrier and Meaner

Fri, Feb. 1, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Ed WilliamsThe Brits are mad as hell and ready to storm the gates thanks to the ongoing Brexit mess, according to a survey conducted by Edelman's London office.

Rep. Rose Targets Lobbying Loophole

Wed, Jan. 30, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Max RoseMax Rose doesn’t have the same media star power as fellow Democratic freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, but he is bound to create quite a buzz in the $3.2B lobbying/public affairs business.

Trump Cheers Schultz's Indie Run; WPP Lands Blow Vs. Sorrell

Mon, Jan. 28, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Howard SchultzGood luck to ex-Starbucks boss Howard Schultz who may mount an independent run for president. President Trump is his biggest fan... WPP lands blow in its sparring match with founder Martin Sorrell. Will Sir Martin strike back?

Port Authority: Tone Deaf to PR

Tue, Jan. 15, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Candy NationsWhat was the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey thinking in allowing the flag of Saudi Arabia, which provided 15 of the 19 murderers of 9/11, to be displayed at the World Trade Center?

Merry Christmas to All

Fri, Dec. 21, 2018

By Robert Dilenschneider

Robert DilenschneiderAs we move into the holiday season, here are some facts about Christmases past.

Trump Trashes US Moral Standing

Tue, Nov. 20, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Mohammed bin SalmanDonald Trump today issued an extraordinary statement absolving Saudi Prince Salman for the torture, murder and dismemberment of Jamal Khashoggi. In so doing, the president trashed any amount of decency and integrity that he may have had. (17 reader comments)