A onetime journalist, Mr. Fehrnstrom joined Mr. Romney’s political team in 2002, quitting his job at an advertising agency on a day he was writing a press release about the spicy menu at Popeye’s Fried Chicken. He quickly became known for his aggressive manner with reporters. In a testy 2008 exchange with an Associated Press reporter immortalized on YouTube, Mr. Fehrnstrom chided, “Save your opinions and act professionally.
Eric Fehrnstrom used to write press releases about fried chicken?! I did not know this. (Via NYT)