March 07, 2003
It's a great time to be a political consultant, Part 2

A little more than two weeks after the Houston Press gave an overview on fat times in the local political consulting market, the Chron follows suit with a Who's Who of the men and women behind the candidates. This sort of thing is usually on the dry side, but they did their best to bring us some Drama and Conflict:

At times, they work for candidates and issues who are in sync with their own political leanings.

Often, however, it's just a job -- though one that can affect which candidates get into office, and provide hints about how they'll behave if they get there.

You're saying that money trumps ideology? Whoo, let me catch my breath here.

Anyway, this story is a bit more fleshed out than the earlier Press piece, so if you're into that sort of thing you should check it out.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on March 07, 2003 to Local politics | TrackBack