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More Fantasy Friends For Scott Brown?

It wasn’t kings and queens Scott Brown (R-Wonderland) was having imaginary conversations with this time, it was anonymous White House gremlins.  From BuzzFeed: Scott Brown Breaks News Of Nonexistent Fiscal Cliff Offer The senator’s scoop falls flat. “Not true,” an … Continue reading

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Let The Fiscal Cliff Rumpus Begin! (Fix The Debt Edition)

The hardwatching staff has been waiting for Fix the Debt, the Magilla Gorilla of fiscal cliff hall monitors, to weigh in on TV. And now it has. From Politico’s Playbook: Fix the Debt’s first TV ad (60 seconds, national buy), … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Alan Simpson Gangnam Style Edition)

The best thing about Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column is her lede, which references the breakout Gangnam video of budget-cutting bhagwan Alan Simpson (forever after to be known as AlSim):   The worst part of Ms. Peggy’s column … Continue reading

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Obomba For America

In the wake of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential victory, there were big plans for the Obama for America machine he had built during the campaign. Those plans fizzled, as this Campaigns & Elections piece notes: After the 2008 election, … Continue reading

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Why CNBC Is Not A Great Cable Network (‘Rise Above’ Edition)

CNBC has just launched a marketing campaign with the theme Rise Above. It include numerous on-air segments, a print ad in the Wall Street Journal that the hardsearching staff can’t find an image of, and this video:     Here’s … Continue reading

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