Tag Archives: Roger Stone

Correction o’ the Day (At Play in the Fields of the Times Edition)

The prolific author Peter Matthiessen died last week and the obituaries came fast and, in some cases, loose. From Wednesday’s New York Times Corrections: FRONT PAGE An obituary in some editions on Sunday and in early editions on Monday about … 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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Mitt Romney: The Son Richard Nixon Never Had

From our Acid Flashback desk: First there was this item from Politico’s Playbook: –ROMNEY TO PUSH SOFTER SIDE IN DAYS AHEAD – WSJ A4, “Romney Taps Town-Hall Connection: Public Forums Will Play Bigger Role in Shift to Show Candidate at … Continue reading

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Grand Old Patience: Republican Presidential Campaigns In Waiting

Two unlikely GOP presidential maybes – short-sighted vulgarian Donald Trump and out-of-sight Jon Huntsman – have campaign machinery ready and willing to promote their candidacies. From Friday’s Wall Street Journal: Campaign Awaits Its Candidate U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman … Continue reading

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Welcome Matt

New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks distributed his annual Sidney awards on Christmas Day, and this year’s festivities included a repeat winner: I try not to give Sidneys to the same people year after year, but the fact is, … Continue reading

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