Playboy: Confessions of a Tea Party Consultant

BigGovernment.com is running a series of installments sharing a 7-page article written by an anonymous author and published by Playboy.  It’s a highly enjoyable read. 

Everything I know about being a good consultant comes from Fight Club. Discretion is everything. Rule number one is you don’t talk about consulting for the Tea Party. Rule number two is you don’t talk about consulting for the Tea Party. The story about the wild characters who are shaping this campaign cycle is worth telling, but please excuse my anonymity.

St Regis bar

I hold as many meetings as possible over Tanqueray and tonics at the St. Regis hotel on K Street in Washington, D.C. The bar is dark and private, with comfortable couches. Even the gin tastes better there. On weekday afternoons the only people in the bar are foreigners and political consultants long past caring about who actually wins.

Read the whole thing at Playboy here.

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