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October 21, 2010

‘Connecticut Has Dodged a Bullet. Now, Can We Defeat “Linda McMahonism”?’

[originally published at Beyond Chron, October 18, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Connecticut_Has_Dodged_a_Bullet_Now_Can_We_Defeat_Linda_McMahonism__8598.html]   by Irvin Muchnick World Wrestling Entertainment, the company of the Republican Senate candidate in Connecticut, Linda McMahon, […]
October 22, 2010

Rick Santorum Talks to The Philadelphia Inquirer About Lobbying for Linda McMahon’s WWE in the 1980s

“Conn. Senate race a real body slam — with ties to Pa.” http://www.philly.com/inquirer/front_page/20101022_Conn__Senate_race_a_real_body_slam_-_with_ties_to_Pa_.html For further background, see yesterday’s post on this blog: “In Pennsylvania, Wrestling Deregulation […]
October 22, 2010

New Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Ad Targets Linda McMahon’s Obstruction of Justice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kfaEJYg8uA New London Day‘s facsimile of Linda McMahon’s December 1, 1989, memo ordering another wrestling executive to tip off steroid-dealing ringside doctor George Zahorian that he […]
October 22, 2010

Another Linda McMahon Obstruction-of-Justice Story Being Blacked Out

“Text of New York Post on 1995 Witness-Tampering Investigation of McMahons’ Lawyer’s Husband,” http://wrestlingbabylon.wordpress.com/2010/04/15/text-of-new-york-post-on-1995-witness-tampering-investigation-of-mcmahons-lawyers-husband/
October 22, 2010

Planned Parenthood Becomes the ACORN Bogeyman of Linda McMahon’s Dying Campaign

Ben Smith of Politico.com got a leaked memo showing that Richard Blumenthal operatives were working with Planned Parenthood on gathering dirt about – shocker! – misogynistic […]
October 23, 2010

Five Things You Need to Know About the Final Week of the Richard Blumenthal / Linda McMahon Connecticut Senate Campaign

1.      The race is over. Richard Blumenthal has won. Linda McMahon has lost.   2.      World Wrestling Entertainment’s “Stand Up for WWE” campaign is just a […]
October 24, 2010

Bad Week for Vince McMahon Ends Badly – Brock Lesnar Loses UFC Title and His Staged Staredown with the Undertaker Is Meaningless

Brock Lesnar, the former World Wrestling Entertainment performer who became the heavyweight champion and biggest pay-per-view star of the mixed martial arts Ultimate Fighting Championship, was […]
October 25, 2010

Chris Benoit’s Father in Connecticut Today to Speak Out on Senate Candidate Linda McMahon’s WWE Death Mill

The real Linda McMahon campaign begins in earnest today as Michael Benoit – father of Chris Benoit, the World Wrestling Entertainment star who killed his wife, […]
October 25, 2010

Connecticut Newspapers’ Blog Coverage of Chris Benoit’s Father in Connecticut

“Michael Benoit, father of former WWE star Chris Benoit, calls for greater regulation of wrestling industry; does Dick Blumenthal agree?”, Daniela Altimari, Hartford Courant, http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2010/10/michael-benoit-father-of-forme.html “Chris […]