Politics

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We’re Through the Looking Glass

Ironies abound. A pro-values Republican Senator gets bagged in a nice, awkward gay hooker-solicitation scandal, and a prominent, gay Massachusetts Democrat rises to his defense, […]

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Mitt Romney is Having a Worse Week Than You Are

Yes, he can go cry in his giant piles of money, but it’s not easy being Mitt Romney. The head of Romney’s Idaho campaign, Larry […]

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Sen. Craig and Mitt, Sitting In a Tree?

Howie Carr celebrates his good fortune today by phoning in another Herald column. This time his target is Idaho Senator Larry Craig, a strong believer […]

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Lethal Pigeons Revisited

Alan Lupo’s column in the Herald today reminded me that I haven’t heard back from City Hall on my proposed pigeon eradication project, which I […]

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Ante Up? Controversy, Confusion and Protests For Casino Plan

Will he won’t he? That’s the question for Deval Patrick, who is expected to announce soon whether he’ll endorse casino gambling in Massachusetts. Today’s high-profile […]

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Heck of a Job, Fredo

We usually try to stay close to home here at Boston Daily, but sometimes the events of the day overtake us. As Karl Rove goes, […]

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Turn That Smile Upside Down

Somebody in the Mayor’s press office needs a raise. Tom Menino’s Camp Harbor View — which has provided free summer fun (and supervision) for 300 […]

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Sanctuary!

Mitt Romney has a new radio ad, proclaiming himself an “exceptional” governor for not providing sanctuary to illegal immigrants, unlike some people he could mention, […]

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And You Wonder Why Fares Keep Going Up

Like the weather, Bostonians live to hate the T. The trains are dirty and occasionally violent. The bus drivers are foul-mouthed sociopaths who appear to […]

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Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve; Your Political Beliefs Everywhere Else

Fashion is an important part of politics in the age of YouTube. Whether it’s Hillary Clinton showing a bit too much cleavage or Mitt Romney’s […]

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Questions With. . . Niki Tsongas

Despite the reports of voter disinterest in the 5th district, the race to fill Marty Meehan’s congressional seat is heating up as the September 4th […]

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Candidates Exhibit Lack of Shame to Win Your Vote

It’s tough to get voters to pay attention to campaigns during the summer, and it’s even tougher during a non-presidential election year. According to the […]

Arts & Entertainment

Hey La, Hey La, Buddy’s Back!

Rhode Island politicians woke up to some bad news this morning. Convicted felon and beloved former mayor of Providence, Vincent “Buddy” Cianci will let loose […]

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Mitt, How Could You?

Mitt, we’ve been through a lot together. Massachusetts fell in love with you back in 2002 with your big head of hair and the story […]

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Is Everybody On Vacation?

When my alarm clock awakens me to the dulcet tones of NPR, I generally lay in bed for a minute to hear the weather and […]