Tag Archives: Politico Playbook

Why Are Mark Halperin and Katie Couric Cavorting with the Romneys?

As the hardworking staff previously noted, Yahoo! News anchor Katie Couric was a (paid?) speaker at this weekend’s Mittapalooza for myriad GOP presidential hopefuls looking for some love – but mostly money – from Mitt Romney’s deep-pocketed friends. But it turns … Continue reading

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Stones Snub Hub in Upcoming Tour

Hey, Boston: The Rolling Stones got no expectation . . . to pass . . . through here . . . again. From the Associated Press (tip o’ the pixel to Politico Playbook): Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour LOS … Continue reading

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Liz Warren Groupies Ad to Their Daft Draft

For months now the Loony Left has been chasing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Sort of No) to join the presidential scrum the way Vladimir Nabokov chased butterflies to join his collection. Now they’ve ad-ed this (via Politico Playbook) in the Concord Monitor.   … Continue reading

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Editorial Cartoonists Think Alike About Eric Garner Decision

In the wake of the New York grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner, the hardworking staff noted similar treatment by two editorial cartoonists. Dan Wasserman, Boston Globe:     Bill Bramhall, New … Continue reading

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NYT Starting a DIY Desk?

Major takeout on military hospitals on Page One of the New York Times today. Smaller Military Hospitals Said to Put Patients at Risk HINESVILLE, Ga. — Every year, more than 25,000 Americans undergo surgery to correct a hiatal hernia, a … Continue reading

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Headline o’ the Day (Uber All Is Edition)

From Valley Wag (tip o’ the pixel to Politico Playbook): People Keep Getting Into Strangers’ Cars Because They Think It’s An Uber Backtrack story: Just because Uber’s motto is “Everyone’s private driver,” doesn’t mean every car is yours for the hailing. … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: Seriously, Is Tom Steyer Crazy?

[Aditor’s note: As you might – or more likely might not – have noticed, Dr. Ads has been (in)conspicuous by his absence over the past several months. We’d rather not get into the details; let’s just say he’s been under … Continue reading

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What Can Timothy Geithner Do for Brown?

Not much, to judge from the former Treasury secretary’s new book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises. Via Politico’s Playbook: “Dealing with Congress, to put it mildly, did not feel like a careful, deliberative journey in search of the best public … Continue reading

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Big Town Scotty Brown Makes NYT Mag

This Sunday is WWSD-Day in the New York Times Magazine (tip o’ the pixel to Politico’s Playbook). What Would Scott Brown Do? In case you weren’t keeping track — don’t worry, that was a joke! — Scott Brown, the short-time … Continue reading

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To Know Trump (BuzzFeed Buzzsaw Edition)

The Donald got blowtorched by BuzzFeed last week and, man, it was sweet. Nut graf: [Donald] Trump can no longer escape the fact that his political “career” — a long con that the blustery billionaire has perpetrated on the country … Continue reading

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