Editorial Cartoon by Clayton Bowen

The Lawyer and the Press

A note to everyone in public relations: in times of controversy, the less available you are to the press, the more the press will want to talk to you. That’s what’s happening in the current case against the top lawyer in the state, Attorney General Ken Paxton. But first let’s catch everybody up. This week, Paxton said he is not guilty of misleading investors for more than $100,000. And he didn’t do it, unless three prosecutors convince a jury he did. Most of the time, people have no clue who the attorney general is or what he does. But this week, three Uber drivers asked me…