January 3, 2023
The House Speaker Vote — Embarrassment, Indeed
ByPaul E. Scates at American Thinker:
Yesterday theNYTimesprinted an op-edby communications consultant Brendan Buck, who previously worked for former Speakers of the House John Boehner and Paul Ryan. You think Mr. Buck has a vested interest in seeing Kevin McCarthy named speaker?
Before I comment on Buck’s essay, a word about “communications consultants” — several decades ago I worked for a large southern utility in their Communications Office. I was among several selected to be a Media Liaison, the person who issued information to the public/media in case of a catastrophic event that impacted the electrical grid, a nuclear plant, etc. One of the top communication consultant organizations in the nation was brought in to train us in how to communicate with the media.
The training covered not just the language we used, but heavily…
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