You’d think that after all the heckling John McCain endured at the New School back in May, conservative Republicans with Presidential ambitions might be a little wary of accepting Bob Kerrey’s invitations. But not Newt Gingrich. He is scheduled to give a political talk about the “American Dream” at the liberal school on September Read More
So it gets a lot worse.
According to Jason, McCain could barely get through his speech – which was nearly identical to the one he gave this week at Columbia — for all the catcalls, heckling and jeering from the graduating students.
When he got to the part about believing “rightly or wrongly” in his Read More
Things got off to an interesting start at the New School graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden, where John McCain is set to give an address.
Jason Horowitz just called in to say that a student who was scheduled to perform a song and give a short speech departed from her prepared remarks at the Read More
After the New School’s announcement that Sen. John McCain would be giving next month’s commencement speech caused an angry backlash, Bob Kerrey will tonight play host to a politician (and presidential candidate) more amenable to the left of center school. Delaware’s Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will speak at the school tonight, though Read More
The endorsements wheel keeps churning, churning…
Attorney General candidates Mark Green and Andrew Cuomo both picked up endorsements today. Green was “gratified” to receive the support of former Nebraska Senator and current New School chief Bob Kerrey (what his campaign called a “major endorsement), while Cuomo was “honored” to accept the Read More
Was it enough for Vanity Fair to reveal that former F.B.I. official W. Mark Felt was Deep Throat?
Indeed, Tuesday was a dizzying parade of disclosure: The Felt family came forward and, finally, The Washington Post’s Watergate reporting duo, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, followed suit.
Messrs. Woodward and Bernstein, in a gesture of Read More
Arianna Huffington will be trying on Freddy Ferrer’s old platform as the guest of honor (along with Harry Belafonte) at the Drum Major Institute’s annual benefit on June 8.
Testing the waters, perhaps? That blog isn’t working out so well…
(Yes, Monday is the day on which we float improbable rumors. Read More
The general feeling among GOP types we spoke to about Bill Weld over the weekend was more Bob Kerrey, less Bobby Kennedy.
But the news did put us in mind of a conversation we had with Weld during the Republican National Convention, where we found him leaning up against a wall during Read More
In speedy fashion, the princes of the Catholic Church have chosen the German-born Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to fill the shoes of John Paul II. The contrast is startling: As a young man, John Paul defied the Nazi occupiers of his native Poland, choosing to go underground rather than collaborate by his silence. But the young Read More
Today’s headline in the Omaha World-Herald:
“Contradictory musings ‘classic Bob Kerrey.’” Read More