Romney Hires PR Vet To Bite Back on Bain Attacks: ARE YOU SERIOUS?
By Gregory J. Krieg |
News – 3 hrs ago
The Romney campaign is hiring a corporate
public relations specialist to help guide their response to questions about the
candidate's time in the private sector with Bain Capital, Buzzfeed's Ben Smith reports.
Michele Davis, currently with the
D.C.-based Brunswick Group, has a long and colorful résumé Democrats are sure to
seize on if and when she begins to publicly defend Romney's work in private
Critics have already begun to ask why it
was necessary to hire anyone - let alone one of the country's most respected
P.R. people - to push back against attacks Romney aides insist have done nothing
to hurt their cause.
"I think it's very odd and unlikely to
solve their problem," said one Beltway Republican.
Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul has not
responded to a request for comment on the hire.
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