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Can This Woman Save Weinstein?

In the weeks since the allegations against Harvey Weinstein exploded, something has changed in how the onetime Hollywood mogul responds to the mounting allegations against him. Where there were once Jay-Z lyrics, now there is polite equivocation. What once read like stream of consciousness is now tight and controlled. And all of that is thanks to one woman: Sallie Hofmeister.

Hofmeister, who works for crisis-management firm Sitrick and Company, was hired by Weinstein on October 8, four days after the scandal broke, in an attempt to do damage control. His lawyer, Lisa Bloom…

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