An organization that gets dragged into a tragedy needs to show heart. But Slide Fire Solutions, the prime source for “bump stock” accessories for semiautomatic rifles, has maintained silence since the Las Vegas massacre — except to say that it has not been able to keep up with demand since the shooting put their product […]

If the knock on you is your tendency to point fingers and avoid personal responsibility for error, every explanation you offer for losing an election is going to be cast in that light. You can’t win. If I were Hillary Clinton’s PR counselor, I would have urged her NOT to write “What Happened,” and instead […]

The decision not to evacuate Houston in advance of Hurricane Harvey had to be a tough one. But once the call was made, everyone had to sing from the same song sheet. It’s basic crisis communication, as taught by FEMA to hundreds of crisis planners each year. Gov. Greg Abbott didn’t get the training, apparently. […]