Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

When a Nation Forgets Its Own Clichés (‘Drudge Up’ Edition)

From our That’s Just Sad desk Every now and again the headscratching staff chronicles the mangled phrases of the differently clichéd among us and, man, they are legion. So here’s another roll call, dating back 12 months. • Last August, … Continue reading

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Hey, People: It’s ‘Do Not Go GENTLE Into That Good Night’!

Everybody – especially the hardworking staff – has a breaking point on certain issues, and this one was ours. From Saturday’s Boston Globe front page: Managing the next moves in Sanders’ insurgency Vt. senator faces a daunting task in keeping the … Continue reading

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2016 Ads ‘n’ Ends (‘Take a Bullet for Donald Trump’ Edition)

Itemizing a few deductions from the presidential campaign trail . . . Item: Sanders campaign starts to ‘Air the Bern’ Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ quixotic presidential run is so revolutionary, he has just:    1) hired a pollster; 2) prepared … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates: Want Free Ads? It’s a Snap(chat)!

The news media love to label things, and presidential elections are no exception. So 2000 was the Hanging Chad Election, 2004 was the Internet Election, 2008 was the Facebook Election, and 2012 was the Twitter Election (with this dissent). But the … Continue reading

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Veterans Who Run Full-Page Ads in the Wall Street Journal (George C. Turek Edition II)

As the hardworking staff previously noted, former Navy aviator/current Texas civilian George C. Turek ran this ad in the Wall Street Journal last week:     We promptly sent these questions to Mr. Turek: • Why did you choose the … Continue reading

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Veterans Who Run Full-Page Ads in the Wall Street Journal (George C. Turek Edition)

For the past couple of years, the hardworking staff has chronicled Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times. Now comes Navy veteran George C. Turek with this full-page ad in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. (Tip o’ the … Continue reading

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