Monthly Archives: October 2015

To Know Trump (‘Donald the Menace’ Edition)

As if Donald Trump wasn’t enough of a cartoon, a focus group in Indianapolis this week was asked to compare the GOP candidates to fictional characters, and Trump came through – as he might say – incredible. Sort of. Via NBC … Continue reading

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CNN Cooks Its Debate Numbers Like Julia Child

Having been around longer than dirt, the dustupping staff gets it that media outlets can make audience statistics dance to any tune they want. But this one stretches the numbers like taffy. CNN full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times (and Wall … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends From the Campaign Trail

Itemizing some deductions from the 2016 presidential race. Item: Local TV Stations Love All White House Wannabes Nobody profits from a presidential race more than the broadcast and cable outlets in the early primary states. From Bloomberg Politics: Local TV Stations … Continue reading

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Norman Mailer Had Hillary Clinton Down Cold 20 Years Ago

Yesterday the dustupping staff happened upon Norman Mailer’s essay Clinton and Dole: The War of the Oxymorons, which ran in the cuppa coffee George magazine, and came across this digression about Hillary Rodham Clinton at the 1996 Democratic National Convention that nominated The Bubba to … Continue reading

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