“Best Ever” Hacks & Flacks at Local 16

Photo by The Georgetown Dish
Councilmember Jack Evans gets back at Tim Craig of The Post
Councilmember Jack Evans gets back at Tim Craig of The Post

Local reporters, D.C. Government public information officers, elected officials and all others gathered shoulder-to-shoulder for the fall Hacks & Flacks on Thursday at Local 16 at 16th & U Streets, NW.  

IMG_1950.JPG School Board Member Patrick Mara, Councilmember Tommy Wells, reporter Mark Segraves and Councilmember Jack Evans (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) IMG_1950.JPG School Board Member Patrick Mara, Councilmember Tommy Wells, reporter Mark Segraves and Councilmember Jack Evans

Dubbed the “best ever” by Mark Segraves of WTOP to Nikita Stewart of The Washington Post, two of the organizers it included Marie Drissel passing out anti-online gambling literature, Councilmember Jack Evans “punching” Tim Craig of The Washington Post for writing bad things about him and the political consultant and Dish columnist Chuck Thies trading presidential campaign war stories with WAMU’s Patrick Madden.

Dish columnist Chuck Thies and reporter Patrick Madden (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Dish columnist Chuck Thies and reporter Patrick Madden

Activist Karyn Szulgit and Post reporter/columnist Mikde DeBonis (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Activist Karyn Szulgit and Post reporter/columnist Mikde DeBonis