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First White House Transgender Hire Is From Brookline
The nation’s much-heralded transgender moment has finally ascended to America’s Big House. From the Washington Blaze: In first, White House hires openly trans staffer The White House for the first time has hired an openly transgender person as a member of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged America's Big House, Brookline, Daily Beast, LGBT, National Center for Transgender Equality’s Racial & Economic Justice Initiative, Presidential Personnel Office, Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, transgender moment, Washington Blaze, White House, White House Office of Presidential Personnel 1 Comment
Correction o’ the Day (NYT Corrects Its Correction)
From our M.C. Escher desk Friday’s New York Times ran the following: A correction in this space on Thursday for a Political Memo article about the likelihood that the nomination of Hillary Rodham Clinton for president would block the paths … Continue reading
Boston Herald Bites Mitt!
Stop the presses! Our feisty local tabloid, reliably in the tank for Mitt Romney, has actually published something critical about the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee. From Hillary Chabot’s column in today’s Boston Herald: GOP critics call Mitt Romney invite ‘presumptuous’ … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Boston Herald, Buzzfeed, Hillary Chabot, inauguration, Mitt Romney, White House 9 Comments
‘Shaq: Obama hurt Rajon Rondo’s feelings’
Who knew? Politico – always on top of the big Beltway stories – posted this excerpt from Shaquille O’Neal’s upcoming book Shaq Uncut, written with (by?) ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan: In early March some of the guys went to the museum of Fine … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged ESPN, Jackie MacMullan, Politico, Rajon Rondo, Shaq, Shaq Uncut, Shaquille O'Neal, White House 3 Comments
The Public Is Outraged About Foreign Money In American Politics? Really?
Conflicting versions of reality from Friday’s Politico Playbook about the influence of “secret foreign campaign contributions” on U.S. elections. Version #1 MoveOn.org polling memo, based on SurveyUSA data: “Voters Believe They Have A Right To Know Donors Behind Election Ads … Continue reading