Tag Archives: Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Is There Something Wrong with the Official Boston Bombings Story?

Russ Baker at WhoWhatWhy is challenging the accepted narrative of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s actions in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Boston Bomber Carjacking Unravels An exclusive WhoWhatWhy investigation has found serious factual inconsistencies in accounts provided … Continue reading

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On The Cover Of The Roiling Stone

First off, it should be noted that the Boston Herald broke this Rolling Stone story on page 3 of yesterday’s edition (don’t ask about the little green numbers – no idea why they keep popping up): Today, the feisty local tabloid went for broke: … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Welfare? Well, Foul!

The new audit of the Massachusetts welfare system gets very – say it with me – different treatment in the local dailies today. Boston Globe Page One: Lede . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a … Continue reading

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Two Funerals And Awaiting

Today’s local dailies have – wait for it – very different takes on the disposition of suspected Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body. Start – where else? – with the Boston Herald’s front page: Inside you get a twofer: this Peter Gelzinis column and, … Continue reading

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Globe Runs Massive Marathon Bombing Tick-Tock; Herald, A Tic

From our Compare & Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Some days – very often Sundays – the difference between the local dailies is starker than usual. Today is one such day. The Boston Globe has published what, so far … 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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Hack Attack By Boston Herald!!

From our Two Different Worlds desk Luckily for us, our feisty local tabloid has dug deep and unearthed the real villains in the Boston Marathon bombings. Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts welfare system. The action gets started on Page One: … Continue reading

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NYT Book Reviewer Deconstructs Tsarnaev Brothers’ Social Media Narrative

Michiko Kakutani, the New York Times’ intrepid book reviewer, had a front-page piece in  Wednesday’s edition detailing the digital doings of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Unraveling Boston Suspects’ Online Lives, Link by Link It is America’s first fully interactive national … Continue reading

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Howie Carr’s Next Column

You’re Howie Carr and here’s what you wrote in today’s Boston Herald: A hit to Deval Patrick’s welfare state Is Gov. Deval Patrick serious? He doesn’t know the motivation of the terrorists? On Sunday he went on “Face the Nation,” and host … Continue reading

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NYT Goes To War With WSJ

From our Campaign Outsider Blogeteria desk Monday’s New York Times gave a major facial to crosstown rival Wall Street Journal in this full-page ad targeted to potential advertisers: For the fine-print impaired: The Times’s U.S. audience across desktop, smartphone and … Continue reading

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