Tag Archives: The Note

To Know Trump (All Bagel and No Schmear Edition)

What a difference a Tslump makes. One month ago, GOP Hair Apparent Donald Trump was bragging that he didn’t need advertising to fuel his presidential run because “I’m getting so much coverage. It would almost be — you’d OD on … Continue reading

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When A Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés . . .

Well, that’s just sad. The hardworking staff has a habit of recording mangled phrases in the press, and here’s our latest batch. • About a week ago, the Boston Globe ran a story about CBS’s decision to stop broadcasting the … Continue reading

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ABC News: Boston’s Charlotte Golar Richie Not A Major Mayoral Candidate

Boston Magazine’s redoubtable David Bernstein might rank former state representative Charlotte Golar Richie #2 in his list of Boston mayoral hopefuls, and the Boston Globe might report big names coalescing around her campaign, but that still doesn’t give her any … Continue reading

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Barney & Friends Not Feeling The Love

Looks like interim Senate wannabe Barney Frank (D-Pick Me!) and his  drumbeaters have undercut their own cause. Start with drumbeater and Norfolk resident John F. Kelley (via ABC’s The Note): MOVEON MEMBER LAUNCHES PETITION TO PUT BARNEY FRANK IN THE … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (“Even President Clinton” Edition)

This is priceless. From ABC’s The Note: MUM’S THE WORD FROM TEAM OBAMA: “We have nothing — no involvement with any ads that are done by Priorities USA.  We don’t have any knowledge of the story of the family,” Obama campaign … Continue reading

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ABC’s The Note Takes Note Of The Brown-Warren Race

Yesterday ABC’s political digest The Note parachuted into the donnybrook between Scott Brown (R-Have You Met My Wife?) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Why Can’t We Be More Like the Chinese?) and delivered an entirely uncritical overview of the hottest U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion . . . Or $6 Billion . . . Or $9.8 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Everyone In The Pool Edition)

It’s an embarrassment of – not pandas – but TV spots in the presidential bakeoff betwen Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Call the roll (via ABC’s The Note): OBAMA ADS: ROMNEY’S OUTSOURCING, FEE HIKES. From ABC’s Devin Dwyer: President Obama’s campaign … Continue reading

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Real People Say Elizabeth Warren Is Good People

The ads are really flying now for U.S. Senate wannabe Elizabeth Warren (D-Alright, Lay Off That “Professor” Stuff). Her latest, just out today (via ABC’s The Note):   The hardworking staff especially likes 1) the guy with the Harley-Davidson moustache, … Continue reading

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Idiotic Headline o’ the Week (Town & Country Edition)

Cover line on the current edition of Town & Country: REPUBLICAN GENE MACHINE The Five Sons Making Sure Mitt Won’t Quit Really? The Jaws of Life couldn’t extract Romney from the GOP presidential primary. He needs the Mini-Mitts too? Well, maybe … Continue reading

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Our First Quadrennial Hawkie Awards

The hardworking staff is pleased to announce Campaign Outsider’s Hawkie Awards, a quadrennial exercise in highlighting the most ridiculous aspects of the Iowa caucuses, outside of the fact that they have any impact at all. Regardless, nunc est bibendum: I’ll … Continue reading

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