Category Archives: Politics

San Gabriel Valley Senate Seat Up for Grabs

The prevailing wisdom is that former Assemblyman Mike Eng, husband of party favorite Congresswoman Judy Chu, is the frontrunner and the party anointed successor to Ed Hernandez for state Senate District 22 seat. But while Eng still has a large … Continue reading

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New York Times Thursday Style Section

And the media’s hypocrisy on public civility.    

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Job for talentless political cartoonists: Memes

This difference between political cartoonists and meme creators is the former has the “ability to capture complex issues inside a single box” and the latter…doesn’t.  But the latter has become the new thing for the deep-pocketed political class or at … Continue reading

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No lives were put at risk with these leaks, only stupidity and arrogance

Investigating the media has now become a normal Continue reading

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Media Takeaways on Scaramucci Eruption

Is there ever a story about stopping leaks in the Trump White House that doesn’t include at least one leak?  How many times do people need to be told that off-the-record comments must be mutually agreed upon? (And even then, … Continue reading

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Diagnosing the President from Afar

Denials aside, the cracks are spreading Continue reading

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Rose Bowl `Secret’ Report Unforced Error

It’s never the crime, always the “secret report.” While the only crime here could be to taxpayers, despite Pasadena officials promises to the contrary, the city seems to be ignoring the usual rule of public relations: When bad news comes, … Continue reading

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