Tag Archives: Secretary of State

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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Herald: Catchin’ Kerry

For two days now the Boston Herald has been on Nantucket John Kerry like Brown on Williamson over his paddling while Egypt burns. Yesterday’s front page: Today Kerry just got the top of Page One: But the feisty local tabloid gave Long … Continue reading

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Gabriel Gomez Is The Belt-And-Suspenders Senate Candidate

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful (and former Navy SEAL/current private equity investor) Gabriel Gomez has failed to submit to a single news media interview, but he has released his second Web video, this one chronicling his signature-gathering efforts to get on … Continue reading

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Local Dailies Kerry On With Senate Speculation

It’s no secret that the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald inhabit entirely different political landscapes here in the Bay State. Exhibit Umpteen: Their respective takes on who might succeed Sen. John Kerry (D-Reporting for Due-ty) if he gets what … Continue reading

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Kelly Ayotte-A-Girl!

New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-Granite This) has staked out a position to the right of Rush Limbaugh in her opposition to the potential nomination of UN Ambassador Susan Rice – or any other Obama nominee – as the new … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Hillary Clinton Teeth Edition)

C’mon, guys – enough with the worst-photograph-available treatment of Hillary Clinton. Exhibit Latest: This Boston Globe’s photo depicting Clinton’s first meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, “leader of Myanmar’s long-persecuted democracy movement”: She’s the the Secretary of State for heaven’s sake. … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Hillary Clinton Edition)

From Tuesday’s New York Times: Memo to New York Times: Really? Memo to Madame Secretary of State: Maybe time to visit the salon?

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