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Herald More Frank About Barney

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Barney Frank (D-I Love Me) gets Page One of the local dailies today, but in very – wait for it – different ways (via the Newseum’s Today’s Front Pages). Boston … Continue reading

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NYT’s Brooks: Barney Frank ‘Egregiously Immoral’

Today’s New York Times op-ed page features a David Brooks-as-usual column about Washington business as usual: [T]he most devastating scandal in recent history involved dozens of the most respected members of the Washington establishment. Their behavior was not out of the … Continue reading

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Howie Ya Like Me Now?

Yesterday Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr whacked Barney (Not So) Frank around for “[going] to the mat in obtaining a six-figure hack job for his then-boyfriend, Herbie Moses, at, of all places, Fannie Mae” in 1991. After trotting out the usual … Continue reading

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