To look at the 8th Congressional District you would think that Stephen Lynch would be a shoe-in. He’s a well liked, multi-term incumbent. His opponent is a political neophyte who doesn’t live in the district, doesn’t know the district, and who isn’t fundraising in any serious manner. And yet, the name of his opponent is everywhere. Brianna…Read More »
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Southie), who voted against Obamacare, had some sobering words for fellow Demcorats about the law and what is yet to come. In a wide ranging Boston Herald Radio interview, Lynch made some dire predictions. “We will lose seats in the House,” the plain-talking South Boston Democrat said in Boston Herald Radio’s studio yesterday, delivering a harsh diagnosis.…Read More »
Writer George Weigel had an interesting observation about Pope Francis I the man & his vision of the papacy: The move from “kept” Catholicism to evangelical Catholicism is for everyone, the pope seems convinced. “Kept” Catholicism has no future anywhere, and not just because of aggressive secularism and other corrosive cultural acids. “Kept” Catholicism has no future because it doesn’t…Read More »
My analysis on the senate campaigns
On the Republican side:
One candidate sent me a robocall that glitched and repeated 5 1/2 times until my answering machine hung up.
I haven’t heard from one candidate, but someone I respect on FB talks positive about him a lot.
The third candidate went to an event…
I hate to say it folks, but let’s surrender the Senate race this time around. It will cost untold millions, which we do not have, and strain an already exhausted political party that is trying to rebuild and rebrand itself. And wouldn’t it do further damage to the party to put up a weak candidate? We might actually be able…Read More »