Monday, August 04, 2003

Dean on Larry King

Howard Dean will be on LK Live tonight, as well as having a couple of other media apperances in the next 2 days. I think this is probably quite an important appearance for him, as I would imagine LKL's audience consists of people who sort of follow the news but aren't all that tuned in to things. Sure, his ratings are far lower than GE Timmy's, but still.

In any case, my only real critique of Dean' style has been the way he comes across when he does the in-studio media appearances. In front of a crowd, either on TV or in person, he seems to have good confidence and presence, but he so far hasn't looked so good for this type of appearance. I don't think it's anything insurmountable -- I'd just suggest hiring a media coach to teach him how to do it.