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It's Mitt & Scott's Party Now

A longstanding rift between the high and low tiers of the Massachusetts Republican Party has widened in the past few years — and it's about to grow into a chasm over two views of the 2012 elections.  
Scott Brown and Mitt Romney, preparing for the 2012 microscope, are installing a faithful friend at the State GOP
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 18, 2011

TV's conservative bias

If Sarah Palin were to smoke a joint while piloting a flying saucer to Cuba, evidence suggests that more than one third of America would approve.
The Palin question asked and answered; plus, rescuing Lawrence
By EDITORIAL  |  February 12, 2010

Going Mobil

Washington – If ideology wasn't already dead in presidential politics, the plug was pulled on its support system last Monday, when the Kennedy campaign announced that its advertising and polling would be organized by Mobil Oil's vice-president of public
Kennedy hires an idea-marketing man
By MARCO TRBOVICH  |  August 28, 2009

Toxic talk: Hating Obama

During and just after the 2008 presidential campaign, the antipathy of right-wing pundits toward Barack Obama reached remarkable, often repugnant depths.
Repugnant anti-Obama hate speech has dissipated for the moment. How likely is it to raise its ugly head again?
By ADAM REILLY  |  January 19, 2009

From the office of demographic pigeonholing

Toon time
By DAVID KISH  |  April 30, 2008