From a voice-mail message left at 6:16 on the morning of Good Friday: “Hey, we spoke before. Just wanted to call and give you a tip. The New School building is occupied right now. It’s on the corner of 14th Street and Fifth Avenue. Just get out here and call anyone you know from the Read More
Earlier this month, the senior faculty of the New School passed a vote of "no confidence" in the school’s president Bob Kerrey. The faculty and students of the school have grown increasingly unhappy with the president’s management style, his handling of the school budget, and the recent departure of provost Joe Westphal. (During his tenure, Read More
Volatile publisher Judith Regan on Michael Wolff and his portrayal of her in his recent The Man Who Owns the News: "He’s grossly irresponsible. I’m going to sue him personally, so he’ll have to spend his own money. He projects his own perverted view of the world on everyone else. He is consumed with Read More
When Daily Transom first broke the story about the opening of Greenwich Village High School—a new private school founded by Vanity Fair deputy editor, Aimee Bell—little information was available other than an earnest slogan: "Work Hard, Be Kind, Take Risks."
But in today’s Times piece about the high school, we Read More
I can’t help but think of Bob Kerrey right now. In 1992, the then-Nebraska senator (and current New School president) was one of Bill Clinton’s two vice-presidential finalists, and conventional wisdom strongly suggested Kerrey would get the nod.
The reason was simple: Clinton was Read More
It’s long been obvious that Bill Clinton believes he was wronged in this year’s Democratic primary campaign, his words and actions deliberately twisted and distorted by his enemies and their accomplices in the press to turn him into someone and something he is not.
Two months after his wife formally conceded to Barack Obama, the Read More
Eliot Brown asked the New School’s president (and former senator), Bob Kerrey, yesterday about Hillary Clinton’s standing when, assuming she doesn’t end up on the Democratic ticket this year, she returns to the Senate. In Kerrey’s assessment, “She will be immeasurably more capable and more powerful.”
Here’s some of Kerrey’s explanation:
“Here’s what she’s going Read More
Bob Kerrey, the onetime Clinton family antagonist who now supports Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, believes that “if things stay the way they are now” his candidate will withdraw from the race sometime between now and June 3, when the primary season concludes in Montana and South Dakota.
He did say that there was no reason Read More
The news that New School president and former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey plans to endorse Hillary Clinton and campaign on her behalf in Iowa is probably most noteworthy for its irony. Perhaps no Democrat in the 1990’s was as persistent a thorn in both Clintons’ sides as Kerrey was.
Here’s a brief recap of Read More
The news that New School president and former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey plans to endorse Hillary Clinton and campaign on her behalf in Iowa is noteworthy for its irony. Perhaps no Democrat in the 1990’s was as persistent a thorn in both Clintons’ sides as Kerrey was. A brief rehistory:
* In 1991/92, both Kerrey Read More