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July 28, 2010

More Thoughts on Dawn Marie, Wrestlers Rescue, And the ‘Wrestling Media’

Wrestlers Recue is at best amateurish, at worst fraudulent. If only the first, then perhaps Dawn Marie at one point had her heart in the right […]
July 29, 2010

Mike Aldren’s Statement on Dawn Marie and Wrestlers Rescue

I wish to respond to Dawn Marie’s open letter regarding Wrestlers Rescue which you published as a solo news item on your website earlier this week. […]
July 29, 2010

Hartford Courant Endorses Linda McMahon’s Opponent in Republican Primary

With leaps of logic that make wrestling storylines seem downright Cartesian by comparison, the Hartford Courant has published a reluctant endorsement of reluctant candidate Rob Simmons […]
July 29, 2010

Commentator Suggests Linda McMahon Has Her Opponents’ Number: $50 Million

It would be foolish not to process the commentary by Ben Davol at NBCConnecticut.com, “A Senate Race Like No Other” (http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/politics/Commentary-A-Senate-Race-Like-No-Other-99545579.html). Here’s the money quote: The […]
July 29, 2010

Small Correction on Missy Hyatt Statement

I understand that I was mistaken in saying that Missy Hyatt’s statement about the Dawn Marie/Wrestlers Rescue situation was posted by her at a forum called […]
July 30, 2010

Newspaper Endorsement Scorecard: One More for Rob Simmons, One for Linda McMahon

Newspaper editorial endorsements seem to me a lot like book blurbs: ancient rituals whose translation into results is now more dubious than ever. Everyone does it […]
July 30, 2010

Syllabus for Further Reading on Politico’s Story About Linda McMahon and the WWE Pedophile Scandal

Ben Smith and Maggie Haberman of Politico.com are the first journalists to take aboveground the story of Linda McMahon’s  management of the pedophile scandal at her […]
August 1, 2010

Politico Is Latest Media Outlet to Bury the Lead of Its Own Linda McMahon Scandal Story

Seems pretty basic to me: Tom Cole, the highest-profile accuser in the 1990s pedophile scandal at the McMahon family’s pro wrestling company, flips his story yet […]
August 2, 2010

Another Connecticut Newspaper Editorial: ‘When People Die, It’s Not Just a Soap Opera’

The editorial pages of Connecticut newspapers continue to move in the direction of talking loudly and clearly about Linda McMahon’s accountability for systematic death in her […]