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October 1, 2010

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October 1, 2010

OOPS – I Confused New Haven Register and New Haven Independent … Cancel That Last Post

From my California outpost, after midnight on the East Coast, I just realized all by myself that my last post was a dumb mistake. I have […]
October 2, 2010

‘Only a Fox News Debate Stands Between Wrestling Mogul Linda McMahon and the U.S. Senate’ (full text)

[originally published at Beyond Chron, September 27, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Only_a_Fox_News_Debate_Stands_Between_Wrestling_Mogul_Linda_McMahon_and_the_U_S_Senate_8540.html by Irvin Muchnick It’s not exactly Lincoln-Douglas, but the defining moment of the current American condition may be […]
October 3, 2010

Connecticut Columnist: Can Richard Blumenthal Use Debate to Rewrite Linda McMahon’s ‘Story Line’?

“Monday’s Senate debate will be a watershed” David Collins New London Day http://www.theday.com/article/20101003/NWS05/310039838
October 4, 2010

What Linda McMahon’s Senate Campaign ISN’T About, And What It IS About

What the foray into national politics by World Wrestling Entertainment owner Linda McMahon represents was captured … NOT … in the preview of tonight’s televised debate […]
October 4, 2010

Preview of Twitter Coverage of Tonight’s Richard Blumenthal / Linda McMahon Senate Campaign Debate

The first Senate campaign debate between Richard Blumental and Linda McMahon will begin at Hartford’s Bushnell Center this evening at 7 p.m. Eastern time. The event […]
October 4, 2010

Muchnick’s Full Real-Time Twitter Log of Debate Commentary

First exchange + Blumenthal with his “plan” to “target tax cuts” w/out “holding hostage to top 2%.” McMahon also strong. Substantive. 2nd round, dueling negative ads: […]
October 5, 2010

Do the 60-Minute Test – Blumenthal Was Fine And McMahon Seems to Have Little Left in the Tank

Linda McMahon was by no means terrible in last night’s debate. She was just … predictable. Her serial defenses of her gaffe about the minimum wage […]
October 5, 2010

Minimum Wage Gaffe Is Linda McMahon’s Fatal Turnover

As usual, Chris Powell of the Manchester Journal Inquirer is on the money. See “McMahon’s money fails in debate with Blumenthal,” http://www.journalinquirer.com/articles/2010/10/05/chris_powell/doc4cab228a3bc2b818022198.txt. Highlights: “Having been mocked […]