Keller @ Large
You provided feedback on a recent poll that shows trust in the media at an all-time low.
A new Gallup Poll finds that confidence in the press has reached its all-time low, with only four in ten Americans saying they have a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in newspapers, TV and radio reportage.
Here’s hoping the current owners, or new ones, can come to see Suffolk Downs as a new opportunity.
It’s become a familiar, recurring element of the pop-culture news cycle – a merchant peddling an item so exploitative and tasteless that “bad taste” isn’t sufficient to describe it.
Don’t patronize us, Mr. Secretary. Americans being killed, our military mobilizing – we know what that is.
The city council president asked for a 24 percent pay raise for Boston’s councilors.
After several years of what has seemed to be growing public complacency and waning memories of exactly what that 9/11 was all about, Thursday was a reminder that Americans haven’t forgotten.
I cannot understand why otherwise intelligent folks would put their brains on hold so they can move in lockstep with others in support of a corrosive, divisive ideological contest that promotes distortion and falsehood and shuns compromise and conciliation.
Maybe the most telling voter statement Tuesday was that of the 85-percent of registered voters who didn’t bother to vote.
I’ve been hearing all the predictable, tired excuses for why people don’t vote.