On Second Thought, Let’s Not Skip Over Howie Carr’s Latest Bulk-Mail Offering

Earlier today, the hardreading staff wrote this in assessing the latest Boston Herald assault on its crosstown rival Boston Globe’s imminent sale:

Let’s skip over Howie Carr’s bulk-mail offering (“I have next to nothing in common with the pampered pukes of Morrissey Boulevard — I went to a state college, I’m not in the Social Register, I don’t have a trust fund, I wasn’t born and raised on Park Avenue, I never summered in the Hamptons” blah blah blah) and go right to the alleged news report.

But, in retrospect, it’s only right to address Carr’s knee-jerk (accent on jerk) attack on the stately local broadsheet.

First off, the “state college” Carr attended was the University of North Carolina, “not exactly Dartmouth State” as one splendid commenter noted . . .

Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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