We're with Nobody
Two Insiders Reveal the Dark Side of American Politics
Publication Date: January 2012
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In politics, finding the dirt is a multimillion-dollar business.
Its called opposition researchoppo to insiders. Few Americans are aware of its existence, yet oppo has become an integral part of the campaign process, hastening the implosion of countless office-seekers around the country.
For nearly two decades, former journalists Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian have been uncovering the buried truths about political candidates, from presidential appointees all the way down to local school-board hopefuls. Were with Nobody is the eye-opening account of their life as opposition researchersa remarkable adventure across the American political landscape and through the often seamy underbelly of U.S. politics. From doing battle with reluctant, sometimes purposefully misleading bureaucrats to arriving in an unmarked police car for a clandestine meeting on the New Jersey waterfront, Were with Nobody offers readers a revealing slice of national and political life: a close-up look at todays political process, the fallible men and women we often choose to represent us and the little-understood industry of trying to bring candidates weaknesses to light.
Michael Rejebian has been a journalist and newspaper reporter in Texas and Mississippi; director of communications for the Office of Mayor, City of Jackson, Mississippi; political advisor to the Attorney General of Mississippi; and a partner in Huffman & Rejebian.