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How to Lose an Election

Just when you thought Somerville had cornered the market on hilarious campaign follies, here comes Cambridge. Gregg Moree, a candidate for city council was charged […]

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We’re Not That Innocent

By now you know the story: Tom Finneran was talking about Britney Spears, and said—actually, hold up a minute. The story already doesn’t make sense. […]

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Mitt Romney: Just Like Bozo, but Without the Clown Nose

You know, I’ve come around on the Romney campaign. I’m a guy who likes a good laugh, and he’s certainly provided more than a few […]

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Questions For. . . Senator Richard Tisei

Last week, we snarked on a new piece of legislation proposed by Representative Brad Jones and Senator Richard Tisei called “The Commuter Bill of Rights.” […]

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A Bunch of Donkeys

I suppose we shouldn’t be surprised. Tomorrow is the sixth anniversary of 9/11, and politicians everywhere are still using the event for personal gain. Unfortunately, […]

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Hooray for Democracy!

Last week, Jon Keller wrote about the phenomenon of people practically trampling one another to support Niki Tsongas for Marty Meehan’s 5th district congressional seat, […]

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Getting Our RomneyFacts.com Straight

Christmas came early for liberal bloggers around the country today, as the Massachusetts Democratic Party launched a new site, RomneyFacts.com. The compilation contains quotes, horrible […]

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Things Get Ugly in Somerville

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a really competitive mayoral race in this town, with Tom Menino most recently dismantling (with minimum effort) […]

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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 […]