Category: Media Relations

A Case Study in How To Avoid Becoming a Campaign Issue

Any press operative who has ever been sent into a high stakes campaign environment knows one of the first things NOT to do is become a campaign issue yourself. Mike Meehan, dispatched by the DSCC to “help” Martha Coakley in Massachusetts against Republican Scott Brown, seems to have body-checked a Weekly Standard reporter and then menaced him, for lack of a better word, at a Capitol Hill fundraiser.