Tag Archives: Pres. Obama

Our Rick Perry Anti-Redemption Edition

As you splendid readers might – or more likely might not – remember, the hardworking staff recently noted The Weekly Standard’s rehab job on lame duck Gov. Rick Perry (R-Oops), who once again has presidential ambitions. (Far more convincing – … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The ‘Reform Government Surveillance’ Ad?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, I don’t read the New York Times much (I’m a Washington Post kind of guy), but I happened upon Monday’s edition and here’s … Continue reading

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Hell To The Chief For Vineyard Vacay

Man, is the Boston Herald grumpy today. And the object of its grumpitude is the Golfer in Chief, who gets half of Page One for starters. Then there’s a full page of kvetching about Pres. Obama’s vacationing ways inside . … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Triple Overtime Edition)

Say, that was some game between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals last night, yeah? (Oh wait – you’re a Bruins fan. You don’t give a damn about the Stanley Cup playoffs anymore.) Regardless, the hardworking staff is … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Three-Daily Nation

The national dailies provide a nice compare and contrast and contrast in clear idiomatic English exercise regarding Pres. Obama’s debt sealing address last night. New York Times: Parties Head to Showdown as Obama Warns of a ‘Crisis’ The Democratic-led Senate … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In a Two-Daily Town (Hat Trick Edition)

Forget what the hardworking staff has said about the Boston Herald being a lively index to the Boston Globe. Tuesday’s editions of the local dailies are a tale of two cities. Exhibit A: Larry Summers Time BH: Summers praises Mass. … Continue reading

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All We Are Saying . . .

Full-page ad in Sunday’s New York Times: It’s signed, “Love and Peace from John & Yoko.” The ad directs readers to the website http://www.IMAGINEPEACE.com, which contains this Holiday Message From Yoko Ono: Dear Friends The WAR IS OVER! campaign was … Continue reading

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Fort Hoodwink?

From our Late to the Party bureau: Interesting split on Pres. Obama’s Fort Hood memorial speech on Tuesday. Here’s Tom Ricks in Foreign Policy magazine (via MSNBC’s First Note): I think President Obama missed a major opportunity at Fort Hood … Continue reading

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