Monthly Archives: September 2012

It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Elizabeth Warren’s No Apology Tour)

The Native American issue is at issue again in the Massachusetts Senate race, with the local dailies taking different angles, as usual. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Legal Sea Foods Leaves A Bad Taste (II)

Some of you splendid readers might remember the hardworking staff’s tsk-tsking of Legal Sea Foods’ latest ad campaign a couple of weeks ago, especially this ad that ran adjacent to the Boston Globe’s obituary pages. Turns out, Henry Wheeler was … Continue reading

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Obama Derangement Syndrome, At A Theater Near You

The Barack Insane Obama crew is at full (throated) throttle right now, thanks to the schlockumentary 2016: Obama’s America. Full-page ad in Sunday’s New York Times: Movie trailer:   Nut (no pun intended) graf: Obama has a dream. A dream … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Debate And Switch Edition)

The local dailies are all over the debate beat.   Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Romney And Ryan Historic Losers?

From Politico’s Morning Score: NOTABLE: It looks increasingly likely that Romney and Ryan will be the first ticket since 1972 to lose both their home states: http://goo.gl/IuG3O. Said Huffington Post piece: Romney-Ryan Ticket Could Be First To Lose Home States Since 1972 As new … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Asbestos We Can Tell, Herald One-Sided In Warren Travelers Coverage)

The Boston Herald is all over Elizabeth Warren’s asbestos cleanup for Travelers Insurance. All over one side, anyway. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Hey, Elizabeth Warren: You Seen This?

Massachusetts junior Sen. Scott Brown (R-Not R) has been a leading opponent in the tug of war over the Volcker rule, which keeps banks from investing in risky hedge funds. New York Times report: Behind the Scenes, Some Lawmakers Lobby … Continue reading

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Detroit Tiger Stalking Carl Yastrzemski

Fun fact to know and tell: The last Major League baseball player to win the Triple Crown (highest batting average, most home runs, most RBIs – for those of you keeping score at home) was Red Sox icon Carl Yastrzemski in … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Herald: Debaters Not Tisei ‘Gambling’ In 6th Cong. Bakeoffs)

Rep. John Tierney has a gambling problem (his wife and brothers-in-law). He’d like to make it go away, at least in his debates with challenger Richard Tisei. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Dead Blogging The Brown/Warren Debate

The hardworking staff is begging the organizers of the next Massachusetts U.S. Senate debate between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren to implement this rule: The candidates can only utter the same sentence or statistic twice in the course of the … Continue reading

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