Welcome

Welcome to the West Central Alliance! This is Brace for Impact, the official blog of the Allied Media Network.


This blog publishes twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays about dark money and Florida politics at the county and city levels. The material from Brace for Impact drives the conversation on the other platforms of the Allied Media Network.


Brace for Impact is primarily written by West Central Alliance Fellow Bobby Winsler who earned a Ph.D. from the University of Florida and currently teaches in the communication department of the University of Tampa. He has been involved in Greater Tampa Bay politics for over a decade.


Thank you for your interest and check back again soon for updates.