May

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 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 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 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 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 […]