Occassional Mark Penn Blogging

Also on the Brad Plumer blog, I read this:

In other cigarette news, it seems like Hillary Clinton’s main political advisor, Mark Penn, has spent a lot of time over the last two decades shilling for Big Tobacco. Now, I don’t think it’s entirely “indefensible” to oppose, say bans on smoking in bars, but it’s more than a little creepy that Penn and Doug Schoen went about helping to create “smoker’s rights” astroturf groups on behalf of RJ Reynolds.

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To me, what’s creepiest about this Penn stuff is that Clinton obviously don’t think it’s creepy. She thinks he’s great!