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April 30, 2010

Is Linda McMahon Just Like Ronald Reagan — Or Fatty Arbuckle?

Glenn Thrush of Politico.com is the latest to recycle the cliche that Linda McMahon’s background in World Wrestling Entertainment is analogous to Ronald Reagan’s in Hollywood. […]
April 30, 2010

Who Will Be the First to Resolve the Conflicts in Linda McMahon’s Spin of Her Steroid-Doc Memo?

While Joseph Pulitizer and William Randolph Hearst spin in their graves, a third full week has passed without a single mainstream media outlet pushing forward by […]
April 30, 2010

Dear Glenn Thrush of Politico.com: Did Linda McMahon Campaign Plant Your Story on Her Steroid-Doc Memo?

As the following email text to Glenn Thrush of Politico.com — sent earlier today — was being posted, he had not replied to me. Mr. Thrush: […]
May 1, 2010

David Patterson Is the Governor of New York State

Not the mayor of New York City, of course, as I wrote in a post yesterday. I’ve corrected it. Sheesh, I knew that. Unedited brain cramps […]
May 3, 2010

Linda McMahon’s Scandals Are Softballs Blumenthal Will Knock Out of the Park

While leaving little to the imagination about what I think of Linda McMahon’s Senate bid, I try to avoid horse-race punditry. The Republican nomination and the […]
May 4, 2010

‘Connecticut’s Meg Whitman Clamps Media in Wrestling Sleeperhold’ (full text)

[originally published at Beyond Chron, April 28, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Connecticut_s_Meg_Whitman_Clamps_Media_in_Wrestling_Sleeperhold_8064.html] by Irvin Muchnick I’ve been arguing in this space for months that Californians interested in upending the gubernatorial […]
May 6, 2010

Linda McMahon with Rudy Giuliani — the Ultimate Outsider

Linda McMahon on Twitter: “Greeting an old friend of mine, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, in West Hartford.” Here’s how old a friend: Giuliani officiated the marriage of […]
May 7, 2010

Jim Leeson, 1930-2010

I invite blog readers to take a break and read this beautiful appreciation of my lifelong friend and mentor, Jim Leeson, who died this week. “A […]
May 10, 2010

Source: WWE’s General Counsel Suspended for Sexual Harassment

According to a World Wrestling Entertainment source, the executive vice president and general counsel of Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s “former” company was suspended for sexual […]