Archive for May, 2010

Take The New York Times’ Gail Collins on Linda McMahon … PLEASE!

Published May 27th, 2010, Uncategorized

Today New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins (who once worked for the Hartford Courant) pulls out her joke book and legitimizes all the one-liners out there about the Senate candidacy of Linda McMahon. See “Who Wants to Elect a Millionaire?”, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/27/opinion/27collins.html. The main difference between Gail “Please Don’t Confuse Me With Maureen Dowd” Collins […]

Hearst Picks Up WWE Exec Sexual Harassment Story

Published May 25th, 2010, Uncategorized

The Connecticut Post and other Hearst newspapers in Connecticut are reporting the story, first broken here on May 10, about the departure of World Wrestling Entertainment’s executive vice president and general counsel, Jared Bartie, following an allegation that he sexually harassed another company manager during WrestleMania week in Arizona in late March. See “WWE denies […]

Richard Blumenthal Campaign Clears Its Throat in First Linda McMahon Attack

Published May 25th, 2010, Uncategorized

According to RealClearPolitics.com, Mindy Myers, the campaign manager for Richard Blumenthal, today said: “The people of Connecticut face a clear, stark choice between Dick Blumenthal, who will continue standing up for them against powerful interests on issues that matter, like their jobs and health care, and Linda McMahon’s self interest that’s gained her multi-million dollar […]

Rob Simmons Quits Senate Race

Published May 25th, 2010, Uncategorized

As announced today. The nuances — Simmons didn’t remove his name from the ballot for the August primary, etc. — are unimportant for my purposes. Irv Muchnick

Once Again, Chris Powell of the Manchester Journal Inquirer Gets Linda McMahon Right

Published May 24th, 2010, Uncategorized

I don’t know Chris Powell, managing editor of the Manchester Journal Inquirer; never met the guy. The closest I’ve come to contact with him was in 2008, when I was beginning my Connecticut Freedom of Information Act fight with the Stamford police to acquire the videotaped interrogation of the “Benoit Wikipedia hacker,” and I mistakenly […]