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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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Trump’s Strong-Arming Jeb Bush Donor Is BULLYs–t

As the dustupping staff noted yesterday, Donald Trump mouthpiece Alan Garten sent a cease-and-desist letter to Jeb Bush mega-donor Mike Fernandez threatening legal action if he published this ad calling Trump a BULLYionaire.     Regardless, the ad did run … Continue reading

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Can ‘BULLYionaire’ Donald Trump Bully Jeb Bush Mega-Donor?

It’s no secret that the Republican establishment (and their Goon Squad of PACmen) is afraid to attack Donald Trump, in spite of his increasingly hair-brained pronouncements. Except for Mike Fernandez. The drama started to unfold in Politico a few days … Continue reading

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Why Are Mark Halperin and Katie Couric Cavorting with the Romneys?

As the hardworking staff previously noted, Yahoo! News anchor Katie Couric was a (paid?) speaker at this weekend’s Mittapalooza for myriad GOP presidential hopefuls looking for some love – but mostly money – from Mitt Romney’s deep-pocketed friends. But it turns … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do for New Hampshire? (Pickup Truck Edition)

On Monday former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) will launch the first TV spot in his Quixotic Quest to become a Two State Senator (pat. pending) by beating Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire. From Politico’s Morning Score: SCOTT BROWN … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Zimmerman Verdict Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk Stop the presses! The Boston Herald made The Newseum’s Top Ten Front Pages on Monday. Here’s the text . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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FTC’s Stealth-Ad Warning Not Strong Enough

This week the Federal Trade Commission addressed the blurring of the lines between advertising and editorial content on search engines. From MediaPost: Search engines are increasingly blurring the differences between paid ads and organic listings, the Federal Trade Commission said on … Continue reading

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Robert Kraft: Putin Stole My Super Bowl Ring

Talk about Patriotic! The New York Post reports that Pats owner Robert Kraft wasn’t exactly telling the truth in 2005 when he said he’d given his Super Bowl ring to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin just took it, which is … Continue reading

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Fox News Joins Boston Herald Welfare Jihad

As the hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town has chronicled, the Boston Herald is hellbent on blaming the Massachusetts welfare system for the Marathon bombings last week. Now comes the cavalry, compliments of Fox News (via Mediaite). The Five Rails Against Boston … Continue reading

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