Tag Archives: Richard Nixon

Seamus On The Boston Herald! STILL No Heaney Obit

Today marks the third edition of the Boston Herald to ignore the death of the great Seamus Heaney. It’s not like anyone at the dicey local tabloid would have to actually read some of Heaney’s poetry. They could just run a wire … Continue reading

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The Strangest Restaurant Ever Comes To Boston

Every day on the way to our other job, the hardwalking staff trundles by the corner of Beacon Street and St. Mary’s, formerly occupied by a Japanese restaurant we can’t remember the name of but ate at once. (Really formerly … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: The Son Richard Nixon Never Had

From our Acid Flashback desk: First there was this item from Politico’s Playbook: –ROMNEY TO PUSH SOFTER SIDE IN DAYS AHEAD – WSJ A4, “Romney Taps Town-Hall Connection: Public Forums Will Play Bigger Role in Shift to Show Candidate at … Continue reading

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House Safire

Bill Safire returned to the New York Times op-ed page today with a piece headlined “The Cold War’s Hot Kitchen.” EXACTLY one-half century ago, one of the great confrontational moments of the cold war seized the world’s attention: Nikita Khrushchev, … Continue reading

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