What does it take for a mid-west mayor to become a viable presidential candidate?
What’s it like to be a crisis communications expert in the eye of New York City Tabloids?
What does it take to go from a field organizer to one of the most well respected communications strategists in American politics?
Lis Smith (former senior advisor to presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg) joins host Ron Steslow to discuss her career working on twenty-something political campaigns, and her new memoir, Any Given Tuesday: A Political Love Story
(01:25) Why "Any Given Tuesday?"
(02:56) What drew her to politics?
(07:48) Candidates as people, not two-dimensional characters
(10:57) What can losing campaigns teach you?
(14:45) Being in the eye of a tabloid news story
(29:32) How not to use Twitter (and how you can use it well)
(37:50) Tailoring comments on cable news
(45:11) Candidate Pete’s communications strategy
(56:21) The Gay Talk Express
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