Even by the bizarre, paranoid, in-fighting standards of the Trump administration, the arrival of new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been nothing less than a seismic event. First, he threatens the jobs of everyone in the White House communications shop. Then, he went ballistic over the “leaking” of his financial disclosure information (the […]
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By Neil Swidey, July 18, 2017 Boston Globe Magazine STANDING ON THE BACK of a flatbed truck, Mayor Marty Walsh and Governor Charlie Baker fire their air horns into the June sky. That unleashes a current of more than 2,000 runners wearing bibs on their chests and buds in their ears. The Corrib Classic 5K […]
Maybe I’m missing something here but where is the clarion call among Americans—particularly Republicans—to pass a horrific, cruel bill that hurts the poor, the elderly and give a big, fat tax cut to the richest Americans? I hear Republican House members and Senators talk about how they said they would do “repeal and replace” Obama, […]
Lest I be accused of promoting violence, here’s my disclaimer: Violence is (almost) never the answer. I don’t condone a physical response to most things. That said, there are times when politicians need a smack in the head so they start to realize their boorish, sometimes criminal behavior toward reporters has consequences. The first glaring […]
As we head into yet another week—after one filled with lies from President Trump and his top people—we’ve gotten to a place where nothing they say should be believed on its face. Any disclosure can’t be assumed to be complete, any timeline can’t be trusted, any statement or tweet should not be believed. That’s what […]
“This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support Mr. Trump…” “If it’s what you say I love it especially later in the summer…” Is this the straw that breaks the camel’s back? Or does the camel continue to have a spine made of steel—able to […]