Craig James: ‘Most Lubbock People Support Me’

Last Friday Craig James assessed the status of Mike Leach’s termination lawsuit against the ESPN announcer and Texas Tech.

Craig James Claims Spiritual War Against Mike Leach

“I feel very confident about our position. Most people in Lubbock support my position. We did what any responsible parent would do. We did the right thing.”

For all I know, James may be right about the overall support he enjoys in Lubbock, but from their public actions, I do know at least one group of people who do not share James’ optimism.

The lawyers representing Texas Tech. Read more…

Swiftboat PR Firm Repping James Against Leach

Yesterday Craig James announced that he is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Texas if Kay Bailey Hutchinson vacates her Senate seat to take over as Governor of Texas. Assisting James in the release of the news was a Dallas company called Spaeth Communications.

Did Leach get 'swiftboated' by same firm that attacked Kerry?

(Did Leach get ’swiftboated’ by same firm that attacked Kerry?)

I’ve recently learned that Spaeth was also responsible for the release of the cellphone video Adam James took of himself in an attempt to damage the credibility of former Texas Tech Coach Mike Leach.

Spaeth Communications released Adam James Cellphone Video

(Did Spaeth tell Adam James to record video after the fact?)

If you’re a political junkie, Spaeth Communications might ring a bell. More likely, you’ve heard the term “swiftboating,” which is derived from a p.r. campaign led by Spaeth CEO Merrie Spaeth to damage the 2004 presidential candidacy of John Kerry.

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