TPM: BP Lobby & PR strategy

TPMMuckraker reported this week on who are the ones handling damage control for British Petroleum:

Tony Podesta, brother to former Clinton White House chief of staff John Podesta.

Michele Davis of Brunswick Group LLP, a former top aide for Hank Paulson’s Treasury Department under President George W. Bush

Rhonda Barnat of the Abernathy MacGregor Group represents Cameron, the firm which made the blowout preventive device that failed after the explosion.

American Petroleum Institute, “where top lobbyists are working with reporters and writing blogs to frame the incident as an aberration in a safe industry”

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