An investigation in The Times today examines the business practices of the WWE, formerly the WWF, in the context of the candidacy of Linda McMahon, who founded the company with her husband Vince in 1980. And, to use the terms of the industry, they really hit her with a folding chair.
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The Last Critic
What this country needs is a grand unified theory of the hoax.
In the same news cycle as the revelation that Connecticut attorney general and Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal was lying about serving in Vietnam, we learned about Adam Wheeler, who faked his way into Harvard. There was also Guerdwich Montimer, a.k.a. “Jerry Joseph,” Read More
From a political standpoint, Chris Dodd’s decision to end his bid for a sixth Senate term makes plenty of sense: His poll numbers were brutal and they weren’t changing and defeat next fall—whether to Rob Simmons or Linda McMahon, the two Republicans vying for his seat—was certain. By getting out now, he spares himself the Read More