Gun laws, limits, and licensing in Mass—in perception and reality
"I was looking forward to sharing this event with my friends interested in confronting gun violence... but then I noticed the lack of representation for Black and Brown communities that are most disproportionately impacted by this crises and neglected in our policy responses."
The official narrative and the real story
Readers might feel that this should be a time for me to take a victory lap. The GE Boston deal that I criticized from the moment it was made public in January 2016 ...
My region’s newspaper of record, it appeared, was requesting a favor—superficially in solidarity with outlets all across the country its asking to “stand together” in “common defense” against Trump, but actually in service of the Globe itself and no one else.
While McGrory’s staff letter noted that he “was not anticipating the situation,” only a crash test dummy hibernating in a bunker underneath the Globe’s hermetic bubble could have missed the warning shots.
For a fraud like Cullen, whose pieces are Rockwellian minus the milkshakes, it’s fiction whether it is truly fabricated or if it’s a romanticized account of a thing that really happened.
The week Commonwealth residents looked at the encroaching national apocalypse and said, ‘Us too!’
Other attendees included Ivanka Trump, her husband, Trump advisor Jared Kushner, and Michael Dell. One can only wonder who ran into whom out by the pool. Or spent quality time eating a meal together…