Jeb Bush Is Meaner Than He Looks - Larry J.
PoliticoJeb Bush Is Meaner Than He Looks - Larry J. Sabato - POLITICO MagazinePoliticoBush's 1988 general election campaign against Democratic nominee Michael Dukakis was even more brutal. While the Massachusetts governor ran a weak, incompetent campaign (as he later fully acknowledged) and deserved much of the blame for his own ...
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 6:38 pm
This day in history - Metro - The Boston
This day in history - Metro - The Boston GlobeBoston Globe... people and injuring 130 in what became known as ''Bloody Friday.'' In 1980, draft registration began in the United States for 19- and 20-year-old men. In 1988, Governor Michael S. Dukakis of Massachusetts accepts the Democratic nomination for ...
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 2:34 pm
What's a paleoliberal? - El Paso Inc.:
El Paso Inc.What's a paleoliberal? - El Paso Inc.: OpinionEl Paso Inc.But there was a wonky authenticity to this speech, which would not have been there if she had tried to sound like a pitchfork marauder. She has echoes of Hubert Humphrey or George McGovern in her voice, or a more liberal Michael Dukakis. She's way to ...and more »
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 10:26 am
Former Fairfax, Va., and Boston
Education Week (subscription) (blog)Former Fairfax, Va., and Boston Superintendent Dies at Age 80 - District ...Education Week (subscription) (blog)The son of an aircraft factory worker, Spillane was well-known and respected in education circles. A 1988 Education Week report explored rumors that he was among Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis' handful of potential picks for ...and more »
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 9:15 am
Chris Matthews' dumb Bernie Sanders disdain:
SalonChris Matthews' dumb Bernie Sanders disdain: Dopey pundit drools over W's ...SalonAmericans love having a guy as president, a guy who has a little swagger, who's physical, who's not a complicated guy like [former President Bill] Clinton or even like [former Democratic presidential candidates Michael] Dukakis or [Walter] Mondale, all ...
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 7:22 am
Is the skills gap real?
Barry Bluestone, director of Northeastern’s Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, points to census data that suggest a particularly pronounced problem in the manufacturing sector. In 2000, about 41 percent of the Massachusetts ...
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 8:51 am
Patrick's portrait will hang in the Statehouse alongside those of other recent governors including Mitt Romney, Paul Cellucci, Bill Weld, Michael Dukakis and former acting Gov. Jane Swift. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 4:55 am
Bill Cosby, the rapist
I wish I could say the same. I will spend the rest of my life afraid, as so many of us do, but we will not be silenced. Susan Estrich is a law professor in Southern California and managed the 1988 presidential campaign of Michael Dukakis.
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 2:05 pm
Michael Dukakis thinks the Olympic bid could
“Hey, I’m a Greek, and we’re in the Athens of America!” former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis exclaimed over the phone on Wednesday. “I don’t have to tell you how important [the Olympics are]. People stop killing each other, at least ...
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 8:38 am
Urban Resurgence Is A Double-Edged Sword For
In 1988, Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis took 52.3 percent of the vote in urban counties. He did 2.6 percentage points better in rural counties (44.2 percent) than suburban ones (41.6 percent). But in the 1990s, as many liberal urbanites ...
Posted on 29 July 2015 | 6:59 am