Partners: Brad Todd

Two Brand-New Senators Cast Light On The GOP’s Post-Trump Future

The fusion of populism and conservatism as a workable and ideological political movement is emerging in the actions of two newly elected senators: Josh Hawley and Rick Scott. By Brad Todd The heat and light given off by the nuclear grind between President Trump and his antagonists have blinded Washington’s chroniclers to something important happening […]

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“Why Democrats Should Make Their Debates A Reality TV Show”

Why Democrats Should Make Their Debates A Reality TV Show The field will be too large for party elders to manage. Now they must figure out how to maximize its impact, and the key to it is how the Democratic National Committee structures its debates. By Brad Todd Every week another Democrat announces the formation […]

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“Kneeling NFL players should choose a different form of protest”

Kneeling NFL players should choose a different form of protest By Brad Todd For nearly three weeks last fall, the National Football League waged war against President Trump over player protests during the national anthem. After 19 days, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell began a slow-moving public relations train wreck of capitulation, culminating in a new […]

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“Dear journalists: Stop taking Trump literally”

“Dear journalists: Stop taking Trump literally” (CNN)Just before the dawn of the Trump administration, journalism in Washington, DC, faces an existential crisis — but virtually no one in the profession is willing to diagnose it. Here it is: For the first time, words don’t matter. In August, as a guest on MSNBC’s Meet the Press […]

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OnMessage Wins Four Reed Awards

The results are in and OnMessage, Inc. has brought home four Reed Awards for our work in 2016. But more importantly, congratulations again to our winning campaigns. There’s nothing we love more than beating Democrats and we’re proud to be part of these teams. Best Ad for Independent Expenditure Campaign (Presidential): NRA “Nightstand” Best Ad for National Public […]

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