Tag Archives: Martha Coakley

Why Are the News Media Ignoring Evan Falchuk?

Is it just us, or is the Massachusetts news media ignoring at least the subhed from last night’s election results? Try this: Martha Coakley Loses to Evan Falchuk Here’s the final vote tally (via the Boston Globe): What Falchuk has … Continue reading

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Coakley Took More of a Beating Than the Giants Last Night

The hardworking staff is guessing that most of you splendid readers didn’t spend much time watching the Kansas City Royals pummel the San Francisco Giants last night, as the Jints pounded the ball into the ground(out) for seven innings against the … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Martha Chokeley Edition)

Massachusetts Attorney General and gubernatorial wannabe Martha Coakley just can’t escape her past (see: 2010 U.S. Senate special election). Thus – inevitably – this piece by Ben Schreckinger appeared in the latest edition of Politico Magazine.   Martha Chokeley Is … Continue reading

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The Great Liberal ‘Overturn Citizens United’ Scam

Admittedly, the hardworking staff attended the Jerry Orbach School of Law (& Order) for only 12 years, but all this hubbub from the left about reversing Citizens United (the 2010 Supreme Court decision that allows unlimited expenditures by corporations, unions, and individuals … Continue reading

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When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

. . . well, that’s just sad. The hardnoting staff has a habit of recording mangled phrases in the press, and here’s our latest batch. • From Boston Magazine last July, about the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial race: “[Martha Coakley’s] apparent reversal … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging the Massachusetts Gubernatorial Non-Debate at JFK Jr. Forum

So the hardworking staff hied us to the International House of Politics last night to catch A Special Event with Democratic Candidates for Massachusetts Governor, which was definitely not a debate featuring Joseph Avellone, Donald Berwick, Martha Coakley, Steven Grossman, and Juliette Kayyem. (Daniel Ki was … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Martha Coakley Edition)

Page Six of Thursday’s Boston Herald:     C’mon, Heraldniks: We know you don’t like Mirtha, but really – was it necessary to roll out the PoreCam this early? Why not keep your powder dry for a while? (Meanwhile, memo … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Navy Yard Shootings Edition)

The hardbaking staff has been AWOL the past few weeks – Matriculation and all that – but we’re back now, presumably to the dismay of one person and another. So, let the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight re(jack)boot, and don’t spare the … Continue reading

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Herald’s Gelzinis: Cahill A Good Guy. Globe’s Vennochi: Good Law, Bad Case

Two different – but not necessarily contradictory – takes in the local dailies about former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill’s close call with the law over financial shenanigans in the Bay State’s 2010 gubernatorial race. First up: Joan Vennochi’s column in Thursday’s Boston Globe: With … Continue reading

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Blue Cross, Blue Yield On Director Pay

Under pressure from its high-powered – and for the past two years, uncompensated – board of directors, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has started to pony up to the bigwigs again. Both local dailies give the move Page One … Continue reading

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