Politix Happy Hour – San Francisco
David co-hosted event featuring Bay Area political types. Guests included Paul Henderson, deputy chief of staff to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, All Things Digital Senior Editor Arik Hesseldahl, Jeff Harris, Chief Executive Officer of the Junior State of America, and KKSF radio host Gil Gross.
David‘s latest book is Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs and Washington Handshakes: Decoding The Jargon Slang and Bluster of American Political Speech. Written with Almanac of American Politics Co-Author Chuck McCutcheon, Dog Whistlesdecodes what politicians really mean when they use odd-sounding, insider-ish phrases.
With a forward by author, journalist and television analyst Jeff Greenfield, Dog Whistles will help you keep up your antennae on high alert for intentionally-confusing language by political types of both parties.