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And the winner of the 2012 New Hampshire Primary is . . . Vermin Supreme!

And the winner of the 2012 New Hampshire Primary is . . . Vermin Supreme!


 There is nothing quite like the joy of a convert to the cause of VERMIN SUPREME, the grandaddy of protest candidates who has been occupying...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 10, 2012
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Night of the Living Newt

Newt Gingrich held court earlier this week at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) at Saint Anselm College, as a throng of local and national media swarmed to watch him participate in an event of his own creation.
Mitt Romney has money, organization, and great hair — but Newt Gingrich has the nastiness Republicans have come to expect from top conservatives
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 16, 2011
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The Ex-Mitt Club

In most ways, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign has improved upon the 2008 version.
Most of Romney's big early donors from his first presidential campaign have deserted him in his second
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 04, 2011
Video: Vermin Supreme vs. Aleister Crowley: The 2012 Presidential Debate

Video: Vermin Supreme vs. Aleister Crowley: The 2012 Presidential Debate


SUGGESTION: skip ahead to the 8-minute mark to see the debate; otherwise you'll be forced to wade through a transcript of my technical ineptitude, as...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 30, 2011
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Shifting lines

Last week, the state legislature revealed the new redistricting proposal for Massachusetts's state-legislative districts.
Boston seems to be taking the state legislative redistricting proposal well — but that doesn’t mean everybody’s happy
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 28, 2011
Presidential Debate of the Century: Aleister Crowley vs. Vermin Supreme

Presidential Debate of the Century: Aleister Crowley vs. Vermin Supreme


Watch live streaming video from bostonphoenix at livestream.com  It's the only debate that matters! Join us Friday October 28 in Salem for the culmination of...
By David S. Bernstein  |  October 21, 2011