In defense of the gum-chewing PR pro

The actions of Sara MacIntyre, communications director for British Columbia’s premier, are based on logic of political PR, says a former colleague.

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That’s a bit much.

MacIntyre is the communications director for British Columbia Premier Christy Clark. And, thanks to comments like that, she’s more famous than her boss.

In a heated exchange with the B.C. provincial press, MacIntyre denied media access to Clark during an event. Video of her chomping on gum while telling reporters the premier wasn’t taking questions went viral in Canada.

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