Tribpedia: Glenn Smith

Glenn W. Smith is a Democratic political consultant, author and blogger based in Austin, Texas. Before entering the political arena, he was a reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Houston Post newspapers.

Smith led Ann Richards’ successful 1990 campaign for Texas governor. He's also worked for former Texas Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby and U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen.

He's written two books -- The Politics of Deceit: Saving Freedom and Democracy from Extinction and Unfit Commander.

Most recently, Smith is the creator of DogCanyon, a political and cultural web site covering state, national and global issues from a Texas perspective. 

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