Reason‘s Dave Weigel reports:
The Barr launch is getting to be an open secret among conference-goers. Advocacy Ink, the firm that handles Barr’s public relations, is advertising the speech to local and national reporters. Mike Ferguson, the de jure organizer of the conference, is scrambling to deal with a crush of new media requests.
“It doesn’t take much to put two and two together,” said Ferguson. “You don’t do this unless you’re making the announcement.”