Tag Archives: Jill Stein

Dead Blogging The Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate

How boring was the final (maybe) debate in the Massachusetts governor’s race? This boring: You couldn’t even get a decent drinking game out of it. I blame Charlie Gibson. Entirely. Gibson presided over a rambling hour of been-there-heard-that with the … Continue reading

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Stein Gets Short Shrift – Again

The hardworking staff has no beef with the content of Brian Mooney’s largely dismissive piece about gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein (G/R – You Still There?) in Saturday’s Boston Globe. Representative sample: Stein, a graduate of Harvard and Harvard Medical School, … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate #2

The first Boston Media Consortium bakeoff (accent on Con, since it required participants to raise $100,000 by October 1, even though the debate took place on September 21), proceeded smartly last night, thanks in no small part to moderator John … Continue reading

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

Saturday Boston Herald headline: Stein fights for debate spot Seems the Boston Media Consortium – comprising the Boston Globe, WCVB, WHDH, NECN, WGBH (TV and radio) and WBUR - has established a set of criteria for participation in its two scheduled … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate

The bell rang last night on WBZ-TV for the real opening round of the Massachusetts governor’s race (up to now it’s been mostly about money and media). The main event was Gov. Deval Patrick (D-We’re Number Whatever!) vs. GOP challenger … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Cape Wind Gubernatorial Debate

As Bob Keough (late of MassINC and currently of the Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs office) happily remarked afterward, (paraphrase here) who woulda thunk that the first gubernatorial debate would be about Cape Wind? But it was. And it was … Continue reading

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MA Gov Race Social Media Scorecard

Conventional wisdom says in political campaigns nowadays, the Internet diversifies while television amplifies. The TV air war in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race has so far been dominated by the National Governors Association’s $2 million ad blitz targeting mostly independent Tim … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Goobernatorial Race

Nice piece in Wednesday’s Boston Globe by Stephanie Ebbert calling the roll of the Bay State’s perennial political hopefuls (the “always-rans,” as Ebbert labels them) “whose names — Jill, Grace, Christy, Carla, Jack E. — are familiar to many on … Continue reading

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