In the long run, he will win the public relations battle if the policy is right. I think thats his long-term strategy, Whitehouse said. I think thats whats so good about him hell take those short-term public relations hits, knowing theyll be cured by the right policy down the road, whereas [former President George W.] Bush insisted on everything being ... a public relations win, particularly with his base, and the result was the policy got driven to a place where we became basically ineffective as a country.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.