Mark McKinnon has served as principal media adviser for hundreds of campaigns for candidates, companies, and causes, including George W. Bush, John McCain, Ann Richards, Charlie Wilson, and Bono, and has helped to engineer five successful presidential primary and general elections. McKinnon is a cofounder of No Labels, a non-profit organization dedicated to bipartisanship, civil discourse, and problem solving in politics. And he is Texas co-chair of the Freedom to Marry Campaign. Mark McKinnon is Media Guy.


Worn by cowboys, presidents, lawmen, and Texas Rangers alike, the Stetson ‘Open Road’ is a rugged yet gentlemanly hat—and when I was a boy, I couldn’t wait to have one of my own.