The Fenway Faithful and the David Ortiz Consensus

This morning I went into Boston very early and caught the line of people hoping against all hope to score tickets to tonight's game. The person first in line had actually arrived on Monday. He had just finished one job and was about to start a new one giving him the free time to spend … Continue reading The Fenway Faithful and the David Ortiz Consensus

Boston Police Generate Some Non-Sports Excitement at Fenway

Around 10:30 things got exciting on media row at Fenway Park for an entirely unexpected reason. As I was circling the park for the final time as I got half way down Van Ness street (by the Right Field grandstands )police suddenly required us to move from the area requiring us to move back to … Continue reading Boston Police Generate Some Non-Sports Excitement at Fenway

Government of the Party or of the People? Your Choice

What’s the use of being elected or re-elected if you don’t stand for something? Grover Cleveland I have long ceased to argue with people who prefer Thursday to Wednesday because it is Thursday. G.K. Chesteron, 1923 Yesterday in the Washtington post Chris Cillzza lamented that the political middle had disappeared. In 1982, there were 344 … Continue reading Government of the Party or of the People? Your Choice