Deval Patrick’s Playbook

The Clipper has come upon a page out of Deval Patrick’s strategy book.  It is transcribed below. Step 1: Do something stupid (see Caddy, Drapes, 70G Scheduler, violate privacy on DevalPatrick.com) Step 2: Send underlings out to say you see no problem (Caddy, Drapes, Liz Morningstar on privacy issues) Step 3: Weather Media Storm (They’re out to get me) Step…

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Tokyo Rose

(Interesting analysis – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Subject: TOKYO ROSE Tokyo Rose!  She had the best music on her station and most people just  laughed. During World War II, the Japanese developed a way to demoralize the American forces. Psychological warfare experts developed a message they felt would work. They gave the script to their famous broadcaster “Tokyo Rose” and…

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Creative Control

Is ideological segregation necessarily a bad thing? There’s been a lot of debate over the past few years about the intensity of rhetorical partisanship in the blogosphere. Numerous high-profile blogs are routinely filled with accusations of treason or Nazism, half-joking hopes for the demise of prominent figures in opposing parties, etc. More and more blogs seem to have an exclusionary…

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Red Mass Group pulls post criticizing site

(Tell ya what, Festus – yer not only able to stay, yer front paged! And say hello to Delia Boyle the next wake ya get to…. – promoted by Peter Porcupine) Thor decided to leave RMG with a bang.  Criticizing the venom that people on this site spewed Thor’s way.  But you won’t be seeing that post any more.  Let’s…

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Lest anyone claim censorship

Thor has been deleted as a user.  This is what he asked for, this is what I did.  Deleting a user deletes all their comments and posts.  That’s the way it is.  He isn’t banned and can come back anytime.…

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