Grassroots In A Can

How do small groups of "grassroots" Tea Party protesters manage to get a half-dozen TV crews to show up to cover their events when larger groups of liberal protesters get the big ignore? Earlier this week, Nicole Sandler interviewed the CEO of the PR team that makes that happen, Special Guests, Inc. Why just last week (May 9), anonymous donors paid Special Guests -- through a couple of cut-out men -- to promote a small Tea Party event in Washington that got national coverage. Nicole wanted to know how that works...

(Cross-posted from Scrutiny Hooligans.)


It helps to be crazy

when you're trying to get reporters to gaze in your direction.