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Enough with the GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Nonsense

Seriously? Plug “GOP Sophie’s Choice” into the Googletron and you get this. Representative sample from the Boston Herald: Latest Donald Trump win creates a GOP ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Donald Trump’s stirring primary victories in South Carolina and New Hampshire are a … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends From the Campaign Trail

Itemizing some deductions from the 2016 presidential race. Item: Local TV Stations Love All White House Wannabes Nobody profits from a presidential race more than the broadcast and cable outlets in the early primary states. From Bloomberg Politics: Local TV … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The Starbucks Shutdown Ad?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, I was enjoying a latte at the Coolidge Corner Starbucks and reading the New York Times yesterday when I came across this ad: … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The #SOTU

Call it Barack Obama’s State of the Younion. “You” being the GOP. There were more bucks passed last night inside the House chamber than at a three-card monte game in Times Square. (If you chose “get it done” for your … Continue reading

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WSJ Says GOP All Wee-Wee’d Up

The Wall Street Journal editorial page, which routinely serves up more red meat than an Iowa slaughterhouse, featured this in Wednesday’s edition: The Bedwetter Caucus That didn’t take long. Much as we predicted last week, the Republican Party’s Bedwetter Caucus … Continue reading

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Why Did The GOP Lie When The Truth Was Apparently Worse?

The other day the hardworking staff noted that the Republican National Committee had, according to Bloomberg News, “altered the audio of U.S. Supreme Court (1000L) oral arguments in an attack on President Barack Obama’s health-care law.” In a web ad circulated this week, the … Continue reading

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RNC’s “War on Women” Counterattack

Last week MoveOn.org began running a paid TV spot accusing the GOP of waging a war on women:   This week the Republican National Committee launched a counterattack in the form of an unpaid Web video:   CNN anchor Erin … Continue reading

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The Daily Caller Sells Out Its Readers – Again

This is the second time in two weeks the Daily Caller has pimped out its email list to a GOP presidential candidate. First it was Herman Cain telling the hardworking staff he was getting high-tech-lynched by the left-wing media. Now … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Draws GOP Fire Over Brown/Warren Headlines

Barack Obama often talks about the silly season in politics. Now, welcome to the sensitive season. From Ben Smith’s media blog on Politico: Let the Globe grumbles begin A Republican official sends over two recent headlines from the Boston Globe … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Destroying The American Dream Edition)

Democracy for America, the advocacy group ginned up by Howard Dean (your scream goes here), has purchased airtime on this Sunday’s squawk shows for an ad that, according to AlterNet, “takes the GOP to task for its inability to create … Continue reading

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