Monday, January 7, 2008

Incredible: It's All Connected,...To TMR

Today's San Francisco Chronicle has a front page story on Sam Singer (above) "a San Francisco public relations and crisis communications consultant."

One of Sam Singer's clients is "Alex Tourk (above) the former campaign manager to Mayor Gavin Newsom who resigned after learning Newsom had an affair with his wife." (Which, of course, TMR has covered extensively.)

And Sam Singer is the son of "one of the nation's pre-eminent experts on brainwashing and cults,...Margaret Singer (above) a psychology professor at UC Berkeley, testified in the 1976 bank robbery trial of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst, who was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army. She also helped reporters better understand the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church and other cults that were in the news at the time."

Sam Singer says "observing his mother debunk charlatans,...equipped [him] with the skepticism that is essential to an effective journalist."

Indeed. Man, it's a small world,...