Wouldn't strategists agree? ...
P.S.: This is not my idea. I got it from a McCain-friendly friend. ...
P.P.S.: Emailer S.S. notes that "if there's anything the press loves more than a straight-talker, it's someone who bites the media's hand." So bashing the press would also get McCain ... good press! It's not win-win. It's win-win-win! ... 3:57 A.M. link
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani on Monday accused Democrats of favoring a controlling "nanny government" as he continued his bashing of the rival party.
Hmm. What mayor was it again who installed those hectoring recordings in New York cabs that kept telling you to buckle your seat belt? I forget his name. I think it's the same guy who cracked down on jaywalkers and street peddlers. ... 2:42 A.M. link
Monday, July 30, 2007
Tom Snyder, R.I.P.: When my book came out in the early 1990s, I went on a highly ... er, selective media tour that included a stop at the Cahuenga Pass studio of Tom Snyder's radio show. For whatever reasons--Snyder understood what I was trying to do with the book, or he drew easily on his life experiences, or he was a warm personality or just a good questioner--it was the best interview I did. After a disastrous stillborn conversation with All Things Considered, it was heartening to know I could get on someone 's wavelength. Even if Snyder was faking it--especially if he was faking it--I'm grateful. But he didn't seem to be. ... 2:34 P.M.
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