Tag Archives: Christian Science Monitor

Hey, Politico: Tanks For The Dukakis ’88 Memories

From our Late to the Losing Party desk Politico took a trip down Memory Lane the other day in this Josh King confessional piece from the new Politico Magazine. Dukakis and the Tank The inside story of the worst campaign photo … Continue reading

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NYT Slowbituary Of Manson Whitlock (Typewriter Repair Division)

Last week the hardworking staff noted the passing of Manson Whitlock, typewriter repairman extraordinaire. While the hardwaiting staff continues to monitor the Boston Herald for a Seamus Heaney obituary, we came across this excellent Washington Post obit of the redoubtable Manson Whitlock … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Manson Whitlock, Titan Of Typewriter Repair

While the hardwaiting staff continues to monitor the Boston Herald for a Seamus Heaney obituary, we came across this excellent Washington Post obit of the redoubtable Manson Whitlock (via Monday’s Boston Globe): Manson Whitlock; kept typewriters clacking WASHINGTON — Manson … Continue reading

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Etch A Stretch

Mitt Romney can’t stand the gaff(e). Fred Barnes highlighted the problem in a recent Weekly Standard column: Gaffing His Way to Victory Mitt Romney is leading the league in gaffes. We know this because the media are counting. The Weeklists his … Continue reading

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Where Newspapers Go To Die (Deseret News Edition)

Associated Press piece (via Wednesday’s Boston Globe): Deseret News in UT cutting newsroom by nearly half SALT LAKE CITY — The Deseret News, Utah’s oldest daily newspaper, said Tuesday it will cut nearly half of its staff and consolidate operations … Continue reading

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