Restaurants: All politics is local

January 18, 2017

Joe Kefauver is managing partner of Align Public Strategies, a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation’s Restaurant News.

Most of us are familiar with the famous quip from legendary former U.S. House Speaker Tip O’Neill, “All politics is local.” For many employers, never has it had more meaning than right now. I have been ringing the bell, banging the drum and shouting from the rooftops for years to the