Tag Archives: Eric Fehrnstrom

Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar 2016 Rumpus Begin! (Voice-Over Actors Edition)

There were numerous losers in the wake of the 2012 elections: Todd Akin fan fiction websites, Nate Silver short-sellers, Eric Fehrnstrom Limited Edition Etch A Sketches, and etc. But Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal A-Hed just might feature that saddest lot … Continue reading

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Grease Anatomy: Forget Politicians’ Body Men – These Handlers Are Their Body PARTS

First there was Karl Rove, George W. Bush’s brain. Next, Eric Fehrnstrom (via GQ): “If Karl Rove was Bush’s brain, then Fehrnstrom is [Mitt] Romney’s balls.” Now comes FOB Valerie Jarrett (via the New York Times): If Karl Rove was … Continue reading

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Mass. GOP Voters: We’re Number . . . Last!

From Saturday’s New York Times: Primary Turnout Could Signal Trouble for G.O.P. After presidential primaries or caucuses in 28 states, voters are sending a potentially troubling message to the Republican Party: We aren’t necessarily as excited about the campaign as you … Continue reading

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Etch A Stretch (II)

Last week Mitt Romney gunsel Eric Fehrnstrom put the venerable Etch A Sketch into political play. (Fun fact to know and tell: Fehrnstrom ranked #31 in Boston Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful People in Boston. Romney came in at #51. Tip o’ … Continue reading

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Etch A Stretch

Mitt Romney can’t stand the gaff(e). Fred Barnes highlighted the problem in a recent Weekly Standard column: Gaffing His Way to Victory Mitt Romney is leading the league in gaffes. We know this because the media are counting. The Weeklists his … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Lying Politician Edition)

Interesting compare-and-contrast in the Boston dailies on the role of the press as political truth squad. The Boston Globe’s Political Intelligence blog reports Mission Accomplished for Team Romney in its first TV spot: WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney’s advisers are pleased … Continue reading

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Let The Rick Perry-And-Thrust Begin! (Romney Iowa Edition)

On NPR’s All Things Considered Wednesday, host Robert Siegel had this exchange with reporter Don Gonyea: SIEGEL: Don, in his campaign so far, Mitt Romney has really not campaigned against his Republican rivals. He’s kept the focus on campaigning against … Continue reading

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