Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Is the Uber of American Politics

Let’s begin with the obvious about the 2016 U.S. presidential election: Given that they were the two most-disliked American presidential candidates in polling history, Hillary Clinton was the only opponent Donald Trump could possibly have beaten, and Donald Trump was … Continue reading

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Bostonians Have Seen Twice the Political Ads Anyone Else Has

For the past umpteen months, it’s felt like the Boston television airwaves have featured nothing but TV spots variously promoting/pummeling Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and Maggie Hassen and Kelly Ayotte. Now comes statistical confirmation, via MediaPost’s Marketing: Politics Daily. … Continue reading

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Xavier University Hits #1 in Higher Education Rankings!

But first . . . The hardwatching staff knows it should join the rest of the chinstrokerati in commenting on last night’s presidential debate, so we’ll venture these few observations. 1. We really need a shower. 2. Anderson Cooper and … Continue reading

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Regal Cinemas Is Screening Clinton v. Trump II – Free For All!

So the hardworking staff opened up the old emailbag yesterday and here’s what poured out. That More Details link lists over 200 Regal Cinemas nationwide and says this: Regal Cinemas is excited to offer voters, debate teams, political science classes, or … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Our First Cubist Presidential Candidate (Because He’s on Every Side of Every Issue)

Seriously, could Donald Trump be any more scattered in his policy positions? Handy clip ‘n’ save graphic, compliments of Garry Trudeau’s Doonesbury.     Now come the latest examples of Trump’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Exhibit A (via Mediaite), after Trump … Continue reading

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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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Hillary Clinton Again Hitched to Death Penalty Opportunist

Yesterday’s New York Times featured this front-page piece about Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine. On Death Penalty Cases, Tim Kaine Revealed Inner Conflict Kevin Green’s lawyers were pleading with the governor for mercy. It was spring 2008, and Mr. … 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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When Hillary Met Snapchat . . .

The 2016 presidential hopefuls are on mobile platforms like Brown on Williamson. Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, WhatsApp – WhatsEver. But it’s not always pretty. Case in point: Hillary Clinton’s baptism by Snapchat this week. The call:     The response:   … Continue reading

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Michael Reagan Milks the Old Man Like a Cash Cow

Well the hardworking staff opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out:     And etc. So, pony up for the Reagan Ranch and get a swell calendar.     Year in pictures:     You might … Continue reading

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