Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Statement on the 2012 Washington U.S. Senate race

Posted by Scott on July 19th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Statement on the 2012 Washington U.S. Senate race

On Friday, the NW Daily Marker’s Bryan Myrick sparked some attention to the idea that I might consider running against U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell when he penned this story about me being mentioned as a potential candidate by Washington State Republicans. Since Bryan’s story posted, I’ve received calls and messages from friends around Washington, former […]

John Curley Show – Alec Baldwin & Gingrich’s Sinking Ship

Posted by Scott on June 11th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on John Curley Show – Alec Baldwin & Gingrich’s Sinking Ship

On Thursday, June 9, I joined good friend John Curley on his KIRO FM Radio program to discuss Alec Baldwin’s commentary on the fate of Rep. Anthony Weiner. We also talked about the mass exodus of the Gingrich for President campaign staff. I join the show at the 11:58 mark in the audio below. More […]

Fox News – America Live – Rep. Anthony Weiner

Posted by Scott on June 8th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Fox News – America Live – Rep. Anthony Weiner

Yesterday, I was a guest on the Fox News “America Live” program. I joined host Martha MacCallum to discuss the fallout from Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner’s admission that he had been lying to the world about his Twitter scandal. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

POLITICO Arena – Will unemployment be a drag for Obama?

Posted by Scott on June 8th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO Arena – Will unemployment be a drag for Obama?

Last week, the POLITICO Arena question of the day was about the lackluster jobs report (just 54,000 jobs created in May) and how that would impact Obama’s reelection chances in 2012. Below is my response. More of my Arena posts can be seen here. One year ago, I wrote the following in response to a […]

John Curley Show – Defeat 1098, Palin

Posted by Scott on June 3rd, 2011 under Media, Politics Tags:  •  Comments Off on John Curley Show – Defeat 1098, Palin

On Wednesday, I joined John Curley in the studio from 7 to 10 p.m. for his nightly radio show on KIRO FM. We talked about a range of topics, from the scandal involving Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to baseball. In the 8 p.m. hour, we discussed the resounding victory of Defeat 1098 over last year’s […]

John Curley Show – Obama, Beer and Ping Pong

Posted by Scott on May 27th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  1 Comment

On last night’s John Curley Show on KIRO 97.3 FM Seattle, John and I discussed the public relations mistakes made by President Obama during his trip to Europe. We also discussed President George W. Bush’s faith and the role that played during his time in office. Our discussion begins at the 18:20 mark. More audio […]

John Curley Show – Obama bans the Boston Herald

Posted by Scott on May 26th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on John Curley Show – Obama bans the Boston Herald

Last week, I joined my friend John Curley in studio for a discussion about how the Obama press office took the highly unusual step of banning the Boston Herald from participating in the local press pool because they didn’t like the Herald’s coverage during Obama’s previous visit to Boston. John’s show can be heard nightly […]

ABC News – President Bush stays out of the spotlight

Posted by Scott on May 5th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  1 Comment

Today, Karen Travers of ABC News penned a story for the web about President George W. Bush’s decision to decline President Obama’s invitation to visit Ground Zero with him. She examined President Bush’s consistent commitment to not engage in the politics of the day. Her story can be found here – “Bush, True to His […]

POLITICO Arena – Should President Bush have gone to Ground Zero?

Posted by Scott on May 5th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO Arena – Should President Bush have gone to Ground Zero?

Today’s POLITICO Arena question was “Should President Bush have gone to Ground Zero?”. Below is my response. When President George W. Bush was preparing to leave office in January 2009, he frequently told reporters that he was looking forward to being out of the spotlight. He firmly believes that former presidents owe it to their […]

Daily Caller – Bin Laden Operation: Military success, PR fiasco?

Posted by Scott on May 4th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Daily Caller – Bin Laden Operation: Military success, PR fiasco?

The Daily Caller takes a look at the communications mistakes by President Obama’s team in this piece. My comments are below. The entire piece can be read here. “Several days of discussions have shown the administration is not in as much control of the story as they should be,” said Scott Stanzel, a deputy press […]