Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Q13 Fox – Osama Photo Not Released

Posted by Scott on May 4th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Q13 Fox – Osama Photo Not Released

My comments on President Obama’s decision not to release the photo of the deceased Osama bin Laden are included in this Q13 Fox piece. It was the lead story of their 10 p.m. broadcast tonight.  

Des Moines Register – Iowans in DC on Sept. 11 relieved

Posted by Scott on May 3rd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Des Moines Register – Iowans in DC on Sept. 11 relieved

Philip Brasher, DC reporter for The Des Moines Register, caught up with a number of Iowans who were in the Nation’s capital on September 11, 2001, to get reaction to the Navy Seals’ successful operation to bring justice to Osama bin Laden. Below are my comments in the story. The whole story can be read […]

POLITICO – Bush aides: Sense of elation, closure

Posted by Scott on May 3rd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO – Bush aides: Sense of elation, closure

POLITICO reporter Jeanne Cummings spoke with several former Bush 43 staff members to get reaction to the killing of Osama bin Laden. Her story includes thoughts from Karl Rove, Karen Hughes, Stephen Hadley and me. Below are my comments. You can see the whole story here. And Scott Stanzel, a former press officer, was in […]

KWMT – The killing of Osama & 9/11 10 years later

Posted by Scott on May 2nd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on KWMT – The killing of Osama & 9/11 10 years later

Earlier today, I was a guest on KWMT Radio (Fort Dodge, Iowa). KWMT host Duane Murley is a fellow Sac City native. We discussed the news of the Navy Seals successfully tracking down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and what it was like to be at the White House on September 11, 2001. Below is […]

POLITICO Arena – Osama bin Laden killed

Posted by Scott on May 2nd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO Arena – Osama bin Laden killed

Here is my initial reaction in the POLITICO Arena to the news of the successful operation in Pakistan to bring Osama bin Laden to justice. Three thousand, five hundred and nineteen days ago, Americans came to know the name Osama bin Laden. We should never forget the victims who perished on Sept. 11, 2001. Justice […]

POLITICO Arena – Birthers or Truthers

Posted by Scott on May 2nd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO Arena – Birthers or Truthers

Last Thursday, the POLITICO Arena question of the day was, “Birthers or Truthers – Which is worse?” It’s a question that bothers me, as if there is any comparison between the two. Below is my response, which you can also see here on POLITICO and cross-posted at Red County. I live in Seattle, where encountering […]

Daily Caller – Did White House use birth certificate to distract press?

Posted by Scott on May 2nd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Daily Caller – Did White House use birth certificate to distract press?

I’m quoted in this Daily Caller story from Thurday looking at Obama’s decision to provide his long form birth certificate to verify he was born in Hawaii. Here’s my comment (full story at the link below): Former deputy White House press secretary Scott Stanzel told The Daily Caller that the document’s release and Obama’s appearance […]

Fox News – Your World with Neil Cavuto

Posted by Scott on March 22nd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on Fox News – Your World with Neil Cavuto

Below is an appearance I made on the Fox News program “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on  Monday, March 14, 20011,  to discuss President Obama’s response to the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan.

POLITICO Arena – Two-Week Budgets?

Posted by Scott on March 3rd, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO Arena – Two-Week Budgets?

Below is my response to today’s POLITICO Arena question: “Are two-week budgets the new normal?” Scott Stanzel Pres., Stanzel Communications, former Dpty. WH Press Secretary : Despite having control of the House, Senate and White House last year, Democrats in Washington failed to produce a budget. Making initial progress on cutting federal spending by passing […]

POLITICO Arena: Is Gov. Walker “union busting”?

Posted by Scott on February 18th, 2011 under Media, Politics  •  Comments Off on POLITICO Arena: Is Gov. Walker “union busting”?

Below is my response to today’s POLITICO Arena topic:  Wisconsin governor “union busting”?  You can see the full question and other responses here. Scott Stanzel Pres., Stanzel Communications, former Dpty. WH Press Secretary : So, let me get this straight. Asking government employee union members to dedicate a small amount (5.8 percent instead of zero) […]