Ebola Response Yields “Czar” and Politics
Following the October 17th Press Briefing, News2share contributor and political commentator Jon-Christopher Bua discusses the response to the naming of Ron Klain as the “Ebola response coordinator.” There was much discussion in the briefing over the accuracy of calling him a “czar” as well as whether or not he is qualified to handle a health issue. Jon-Christopher Bua discusses these issues as well as the political implications on the upcoming midterm elections.
Produced by Ford Fischer
About the Author
Contributor Jon-Christopher Bua is a Member of The White House Press Corps, White House Commentator & US Political Analyst who also contributes to The Huffington Post UK by way of his Analysis Blogs.
For several years working for Sky News "JC" was US Executive Guest Producer, White House Commentator, and US Political Analyst providing on air analysis and insights from Washington, London and across America on a variety of breaking news stories which included the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the 2004-2012 US Presidential Elections and many international crises.
Born in Manhattan, he began his professional career in theatre and television, working as an actor, director and teacher.
In 1992 his love for politics and theatre came together when he volunteered to media train spokespeople for the campaign of presidential candidate Governor Bill Clinton. He came to DC to run several communications programs for the Democratic National Committee and was appointed to three senior executive communications positions in the Clinton Administration.
He has provided strategic communications advice to both Democratic and Republican candidates, agencies of the US Government here and abroad, not-for-profit groups and businesses in the private sector worldwide.
Jon-Christopher is an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service teaching a course called "Politics & The Media, An American-European Perspective."