Tag Archives: Gerard O’Neill

Hark! The Herald! (Battle Of The Bulger Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk The Boston Herald is still pounding away at Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Elsewhere) over the Massachusetts welfare rumpus, but the feisty local tabloid has its eye on bigger game next week when the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger … Continue reading

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Throwing The Book(s) At Whitey Bulger

Dueling book plugs in the local dailies the past two days, starting with this Boston Sunday Globe Page One pompom: A window into Whitey’s brutal life and mind New biography traces Bulger’s rise, reign, and the reckoning ahead As he sits … Continue reading

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The Lack Of The Irish

Former Boston Globe reporter Gerard O’Neill has a new book out – Rogues and Redeemers – that the Wall Street Journal reviewer didn’t much like. There is something faintly ridiculous about [the St. Patrick’s Day] Boston celebrations of Irishness, the … Continue reading

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