ssociate professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University, director of the Project on Ethics in Political Communication and a strategic consultant. 25+ years working politics and strategic communication, including serving in senior staff positions in the US House, Senate and the FDA at the end of the Obama administration. I have led and helped lead several organizations, and have advised and lobbied for everyone from America's Funniest Home Videos and American Farmland Trust to the World Wildlife Fund and WickedCoolStuff.com. My book, Soccer Thinking for Management Success: Lessons for Organizations from the World's Game debuted as an Amazon #1 new release, and in 2020 Rowman & Littlefield published my edited volume Political Communication Ethics: Theory and Practice.
I think a lot of Trump voters, who are reluctant Trump voters... are going to be looking for evidence that Trump really is the guy they thought or hoped he would be, not the guy they’re afraid he might be. Some ambivalent Biden voters might be thinking, OK is this really the sensible grounded together guy I hope he is, or is he really sort of the out of touch lefty and a little too old for the gig?23 October 2020