Skip to comments.Howie Carr: Clueless fops (at the Boston Globe) wonder why they’re tanking
Posted on 02/21/2013 8:09:33 PM PST by Zakeet
Who in his right mind would ever buy The Boston Globe?
Maybe the physical plant of the newspaper on Morrissey Boulevard, but the actual product? Let me put it another way: When was the last time you bought an actual copy of The Boston Globe? Why would you, it only encourages them.
Has ever a publication fallen so far, so fast?
Its the Carnival Triumph of the newspaper business. Its the Patriots in the second half against the Ravens. Its Tim Murray in his jammies, flooring his state Crown Vic as the stone wall looms up ahead.
Everybody at the Globe who had an option (or, more likely, a trust fund) has long since moved on. The velvet coffin is deader than George Frazier. I can remember when the only Globe staffers who went into PR did so because theyd done something really, really bad. Nowadays, its a good career move.
Recovering Globies particularly like nonprofits. From an unprofit to a nonprofit, its a natural fit. Even the Bicycle Girl remember her? ended up at Harvard.
And yet, the newsroom still has more deadwood than the petrified forest.
And these broadsheet fops wonder why theyre going out of business. All they print is agit-prop for the Democratic Party. They afflict the afflicted and comfort the comfortable. Just ask Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts judiciary. The judges spoon-fed them a recycled story on the Probation Department, and the throne-sniffers thought theyd hit the Pulitzer jackpot. Uncle Pinch Sulzberger would put the fix in.
Ive got news for them. Uncle Pinch has left the building, $1.1 billion lighter than when he walked in. And the blue-blooded rumpswabs who are still there, cringing under their desks, will soon be following him out the door, once and for all.
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The Carnival Triumph of the newspaper business ... more deadwood than a petrified forest ... agit-prop for the Democratic Party ... blue-blooded rumpswabs cringing under their desks! Howie certainly has a flair for nailing our newsers!
15 years ago there was an alleged riot at Fenway Park during a game with the dreaded NY Yankees when the umpires pulled everybody off the field when some paper cups were thrown. Mayor Menino went ballistic over the incident and reports came in of fights, injuries etc reported in the local media expressing outrage.
Will McDonough, taking the reports at face value did what no other reporter did, paper or TV and made some calls. He wrote a column about it, how he called local hospitals for ER reports of injuries that night, the police precincts about scores of arrests, holding cells teeming with hooligans, and the Fenway ground crews coping with tons of debris. His old school journalistic work uncovered, nothing out of the ordinary.
When was the last time anyone bought any newspaper to read the news? I bet you can’t remember. The last time I bought a Globe was in 2007 when the Sox won the world series, the previous time was in 2004. I maybe by a copy of the local paper in my are twice a year.
Screw the Boston “Glob”.
I detest that waste of paper. I stopped reading the Herald years ago as well. But I do like Howie Carr.
If a group of conservative investors bought the paper, hired conservative writers save one token Leftist, it might just make money again!
only one reason to buy newspapers. and i don’t have any birds.
“Throne-sniffers” and “blue-blooded rumpswabs”, LOL.