From the Gutter to the White House - Political Consultant Hank Sheinkopf talks Corona Virus & Presidential Race

Dominic Carter
15 min readAug 9, 2020
New York’s Grand Central Station

We met at Grand Central Station which is not just a train transportation in the heart of New York City, but Grand Central Station is a world-famous landmark. We had to meet there because of the Corona Virus. Much of the Big Apple (like most of America and the world) is still very much affected, in uncharted territory.

Hank Sheinkopf is not just your average Political Consultant. He is very good at what he does. He helped put Bill Clinton into the White House. The Corona Virus has changed American Politics in a big way.

Coronavirus, has changed the game of politics because for the first time in a long time, the United States government has failed, failed significantly. And those failures are so evident because people are dying.” -Hank Sheinkopf

We all see that some public officials across the country have stepped up in a big way. Is it enough? Absolutely not, unless you live in that region. Standing there in Grand Central Station, Sheinkopf told me: “the failure of government, the federal government to function overall…. that slacks been taken up by local officials like Andrew Cuomo, (Governor of NY) and others… and those there are those that have failed like, the Mayor of the City of New York is a complete and utter failure.” (Bill de blasio) Sheinkopf says the truth of the matter is… the Corona Virus has exposed many politicians for what they are. He says they are like pinup dolls.

“The inner capacity to manage a crisis tells us that what we’re doing really, is electing people who are almost pinup dolls! They don’t do the work. They’re not there to manage a crisis, but they’re there to get elected because they run campaigns done by people like me, that somehow convince other people they should vote for them, when in fact, they’re not competent to do the work.” -Hank…

Dominic Carter

Dominic Carter is a Political Commentator/WABC Radio. Dominic also is a Keynote Speaker on Child Abuse, Foster Care, and Mental Illness.