Former Bush Official Josh Bolten Advising BP on How to "Defend Its Interests" and Restore Its Reputation
BP has embarked on an aggressive campaign to repair its public image in the wake of its disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It has repeatedly run full-page ads in major newspapers, retained high-powered lobbying and public relations firms, and launched a series of television ads with CEO Tony Hayward looking apologetic. The company has even hired Anne Womack-Kolton, a former top aide to Vice President Cheney, to be its new spokesperson.
Now, joining Womack-Kolton in helping BP repair its image is former chief of staff to President Bush, Josh Bolten: