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Campaign Outsider Presidential Bakeoff 2020™ (Part 3)

Latest in our ongoing series Itemizing this one deduction as NBC gets ready for the first Democratic debates on June 26-27 by assigning one moderator for every two candidates (that would be five – count ’em, five – moderators if you’re … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Presidential Bakeoff 2020™ (Part 2)

Itemizing a few deductions now that Joe Biden has concluded his to-be-or-not-to-be-a-candidate interior monologue. Item: The hardworking staff will be president before Bill de Blasio is This is just idiotic. Bad enough that the 2020 Democratic presidential field includes the … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider’s Presidential Bakeoff 2020™ (Part 1)

Itemizing a few deductions on the state of the Democratic Presidential Primary now that the number of declared candidates has hit the Big Two-Oh. From the New York Times:                 Then there are … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends From the GOP Presidential Bakeoff

In the interest of full disclosure, we should state right off that the dustupping staff dipped in and out of last night’s Republican Presidential Pillowfight on the Fox Business network, mostly because it was mostly boring. But that certainly won’t … Continue reading

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Presidential Ad Flashback (1952 Campaign Song Edition)

First in a series from our Dustup 2016 NostADgia® desk The first presidential campaign television commercials ran in 1952 (the Eisenhower/Stevenson I bakeoff.) At the time, apparently, the inaugural political admakers thought that borrowing from the entertainment world might be … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Round Two of the GOP Presidential Rumpus

In the interest of full disclosure, the dustupping staff should mention that we lost interest in last night’s CNN Republican Presidential Debate around the time Ben Carson spoke about hizzzzzz . . . Whatever. Regardless, here’s some dotsam and netsam … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Deval Patrick ‘Maybe’ Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features very different versions of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s showing some leg to Politico last Sunday about a future presidential run. The Boston Herald’s Press Party called out “Deval’s doublespeak” in its Wayne’s World webcast on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Two Different Worlds Edition Umpteen)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last Friday, and for the umpteenth time the two local media hall monitors operated in parallel universes. Start, as always, with Underdog Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast featured this lineup of topics: … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (To Half and Half Not Edition)

This week’s installment of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight has more than its share of headcratchers. Start, as always with the Underdog: the Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast weighed in on the Jared Remy Saga a week late (they … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Tampa GOP Presidential Primary Debate

It was the Dampa in Tampa last night as the GOP presidential candidates convened for  the first of two Florida bakeoffs this week. And it was weak. • If you picked “resigned in disgrace” for your drinking game, you were … Continue reading

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