Remembering Kevin White: The Political Version of Bobby Orr

Remembering Kevin White: The Political Version of Bobby Orr. One reporter pays tribute to Boston’s former mayor, who passed away on Friday night at the age of 82. [WBUR]

Newt Gingrich Calls Mitt Romney ‘Some Liberal from Massachusetts.’ The self-anointed, “legitimate heir of the Regan movement” pulled out his fightin’ words over the weekend. Gingrich’s statement is important for two reasons: 1. He said these words in a strip-mall parking lot in Florida; and 2. He’s shifted from calling Romney a “Massachusetts moderate” to calling him, flat-out, a “Massachusetts liberal.” [Slate]

Tom Brady’s Comments Have New York’s Panties in a Bundle. “We’re going down there, and we’re going down there for one reason,” Brady said at the team’s pep rally yesterday. “We’re going to give it our best, and hopefully we have a lot more people at our party next weekend.” Now, Brady’s a trash-talker, a party planner, and a tease. Come on, New York, really? [Globe]

Occupy Boston Marches in Solidarity with Oakland. Last night, a group of 80-100 protesters that started in Copley Square marched through Back Bay, downtown, and wound up in their old haunt, Dewey Square. Thankfully, no incidents or arrests were reported. [Globe]

The ‘What is Wrong with People?’ Root Canal with Paper Clips Edition. As if going to the dentist weren’t awful enough already. [AP]