Britain’s Nick Clegg. Florida’s Charlie Crist. Would U.S. politics benefit from a third party? The Washington Post asked Mark Penn and other political experts for their assessment. MARK PENN Chief executive of Burson-Marsteller; adviser to Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign; pollster and adviser to Bill Clinton from 1995 through 2000. […]
US Expert Reveals The Real Debate ‘Winner’ By MARK PENN, US debates expert Published April 30, 2010 After the media frenzy around “Bigotgate”, last night’s third and final TV debate took place took under a surreal backdrop. Gordon Brown’s comments about Gillian Duffy were disastrous not just because of the […]
Rub-A-Dub-Snub! Are Leaders Scrubbing Up? By MARK PENN, US debates expert Published April 23, 2010 If the first election debate spawned a new political catchphrase – “I agree with Nick” – the second debate in Bristol saw the line abandoned. After watching Nick Clegg’s popularity soar in the last week, […]
By MARK PENN Published April 20, 2010 The prediction that passage of health care followed by an impressive agenda of global nuclear and Wall Street regulatory reform would lift up the administration by showing aggressive leadership seems to be one of those strategies that looks good on paper but so […]
Mark Penn interviewed in April 2010 in Madrid, Spain at the Burson-Marsteller EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) Leadership Conference. The CEO discusses Burson-Marsteller’s Evidence-Based Communications Philosophy, PR after the recession and Social Media.
UK Leaders’ Debate: Lessons For Next Time By MARK PENN, US debates expert Published April 16, 2010 The first UK election debate brought with it a real sense of interest and expectation. Would there be a knock-out blow? Would any of the candidates slip up? How would they cope with […]
Debates: Low Expectations Are A Blessing By MARK PENN, US debates expert Published April 12, 2010 Ten years ago, the American presidential race was shaped by a debate that pitted the successor to a popular president against a self-described moderate Republican running on “compassionate conservatism”. In those debates, George W. […]
The Washington Post asked Mark Penn and other political experts whether the Republican Party would win in November with a negative strategy. MARK PENN CEO of Burson-Marsteller; adviser to Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign; pollster and adviser to Bill Clinton from 1995 through 2000. The Republicans have made a living […]