The Jeffes’ latest Op-ed looks at Stu Spencer’s long career

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and husband (and writing partner) Doug Jeffe published a new opinion on Fox & Hounds on February 24, 2017. This piece takes a look at the long and successful career of Stu Spencer, political consultant to Ronald Reagan.

Stu Spencer succeeded not just because of his strategic brilliance, but also because of his great, good sense, his perseverance and his ability to reach out beyond grudges and political warfare.  He stands for an era when politics was a joyful profession and competition didn’t equate with personal animosity.

Read the full piece here.

Jeffe’s post-election opinion: California Is An Alternate Universe

Fox & Hounds ran post-election commentary from Bedrosian Faculty Affiliate Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and Doug Jeffe. The piece takes the election results from California as compared to the rest of the country. Trump won with gangbuster support from the nation’s rural areas and small towns; California is the least rural, most urbanized, state. But it…

Jeffe op-ed: Post-Veep Debate Wisdom (Not Much)

Fox and Hounds ran an op-ed by Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe on whether the vice presidential debate swayed voters enough to change their preferences. The post-debate spin made it clear that this debate did more for Pence than for Trump. Actually, this was less of a debate than a parallel (or, more accurately, overlapping) compendium…

Jeffe op-ed on the presidential debate

Fox and Hounds ran a commentary article titled “Post-debate Wisdom 1.0” by Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and Doug Jeffe. The piece details their analysis of the presidential debate. Clinton may not have been able to close the enthusiasm gap between Trump’s base and her voters or to move the needle with Millennials, but Trump didn’t…

Jeffe comments on presidential debate, its impact on election

Fox and Hounds ran commentary by Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe on the upcoming presidential debate and the state of the race. The key to winning or losing the public opinion game is controlling the agenda. Hillary Clinton and her team lost control of the agenda by playing keep-away with regard to information about her recent bout…