Tip Sheet: Lies, Smears & Dirty Tricks: An Ugly (But True) PR Story

By Steve Ellwanger

By now, everyone is aware of lobbyist Jack Abramoff and public relations man Michael Scanlon, who have pleaded guilty to various illegal deeds involving their nefarious

representation of American Indian tribes. Here is the bottom line to the saga: They were aided and abetted by politicians, and the media gave them all a free ride.