Tag Archives: David Weigel

Feigned Umbrage in the Mass Senate Race

Dave Weigel’s recent Slate piece about Gabriel Gomez’s reliance on feigned indignation and disgust is a good one.

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Who’s Gaffe is it? Markey’s or the Media’s?

Was Ed Markey’s comparison of the Dred Scott decision to the Citizens United decision a “gaffe?” Are we in for another US Senate election where the press, pundits, and political wise men desperately try to convince us that “little things mean a lot?”

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