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Dr. Jill Stein, the woman who took the green out of the Green Party in 2002, wants another shot at the presidency of the United States. From her press release yesterday: Dr. Jill Stein Announces Formation of Exploratory Committee For … Continue reading
Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Did you see this story in the New York Times yesterday? City Unveils a Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem The fashion industry and Madison Avenue are … Continue reading
The New York Times roll-your-own tradition has continued with the recent coming-out party of A.G. Sulzberger, the latest entrant in the family business. From the start his sinecure propelled the Nepotism Patrol into DEFCON 4 – but not so fast wrote … Continue reading
Slate has announced layoffs that include media critic Jack Shafer (via Romenesko). Shafer says he’ll continue to be a contributor to Slate, but still, that’s just wrong. O tempora! O moreso!
Today’s New York Times features a Political Memo that puts the accent on Newt Gingrich: All That Glitters May Redefine Run by Gingrich WASHINGTON — To the long list of rich-guy foibles that turned into defining campaign moments — John … Continue reading
Slate blogiator Mickey Kaus is leading two lives. The longtime author of Kausfiles decided last month to launch a quixotic challenge to Barbara Boxer (D-They Call Me Senator Boxer) in California’s Democratic Senate primary. One problem: What to do about … Continue reading