Times reporter Patrick Healy has really been writing the hell out of that “Brighton Memoirs closes” story–he’s the “Brighton Beach Memoirs bureau chief,” says the Post‘s Michael Riedel.
But Riedel proposes an explanation for the play’s failure that Read More
Yesterday’s Times report from Iowa was produced to an Allman Brothers soundtrack.
The newspaper’s bureau in Des Moines is a conference room on the third floor of a building which, in the large banquet room immediately through the wall, had booked Ron Paul’s fifth-place victory party.
Hillary-beat reporter Pat Healy said that “one second it’s Read More
In a piece for The New Republic released on Tuesday, Michael Crowley reports on the fear tactics employed by Hillary Clinton’s campaign team, particularly top communications strategist Howard Wolfson.
No political reporters were willing to go on the record for the piece, and one explained why: "They’re too smart. They’ll figure out who Read More
Last night in the New York Times building, before a crowd of over 300, five members of the Times political team — assistant managing editor Rick Berke, chief political reporter Adam Nagourney, online political editor Kate Phillips, and reporters Patrick Healy and Jodi Kantor — held a surprisingly frank conversation about the 2008 presidential campaign Read More
Jon Corzine has a lot riding on Bob Menendez.
Glenn Thrush confirms our Choire Sicha’s keen observation last week about Hillary Clinton dropping down to fighting weight.
Patrick Healy says that Hillary is finally having a little fun the campaign trail.
“She chuckles easily at tough questions, and tends Read More
Mike Bloomberg said he’s staying in City Hall and ruled out a presidential run.
Patrick Healy looks at Hillary Clinton’s anti-war challenger, Jonathan Tasini. He’s progressive, but as the head of Democracy for America noted, “I think progressives are a lot more pragmatic than people think…”
Another Hillary challenger, Republican candidate Read More
Of all possible explanations for the mainstream media’s preoccupation with the Clinton marriage, the most innocuous is nostalgia for a better time, when we were able to worry less about war, corruption, catastrophe and incompetence, and more about sex. Bad news only intensifies the urge to ignore reality and focus on triviality—a predilection seemingly shared Read More
“Patrick Healy doesn’t get on the plane after that snotty thing. Cooper did that great profile. Cooper may be on the plane.”
Paterson aide to Spitzer aide in Rye Brook Saturday. Times readers all. Read More
The all-important Nagourney/Slackman political reporting slot at the Times is going to Pat Healy. No, not that Pat Healy. That Pat Healy.
Here’s the memo:
Subject: good news from metro
To: The Staff
From: Susan Edgerley
March 26, 2005
Patrick D. Healy will become Metro’s next government and politics correspondent, Read More
When he was getting started as a reporter, Jack Patrick O’Gilfoil Healy didn’t think much about his byline. He signed his work “Pat Healy,” the name he went by; sometimes, he went with the more formal “Patrick Healy.”
“I think Patrick and Pat are more or less the same,” said Mr. Healy, who is now Read More