Tag Archives: The Note

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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Mitt Romney: 100% Irony Deficient

From ABC’s The Note yesterday: MITT ROMNEY RALLY GETS OCCUPIED. A dispatch from ABC’s Emily Friedman from Clive, Iowa: For the first time since launching his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney got a visit from Occupy Wall Street protestors during a rally Monday … Continue reading

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