Posts Tagged ‘Barney Frank’

The “Top 5 Barney Frank Takedowns”

In the aftermath of Barney Frank's "What planet are you on?/Trying to have a conversation with you would be like arguing with a dining room table" bark to the crazy-lady constituent who recently invoked Nazism in referring to Barack Obama's health plan, the Boston blog That Hottness offers up the "Top 5 Barney Frank [...]

The Barney Frank Tirade: He’s Mean, But He’s Not Wrong

As someone who has herself borne the brunt of a verbal tirade by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and who has never been a fan of the way he feels entitled to speak to people as if they are pond scum, I come forth, nevertheless, in the congressman's defense after his takedown of a woman at [...]

Day Three at City Paper: Meet, Well, Me

I joined the Washington City Paper family this week, replacing the beloved Jule Banville, the recently departed asst. managing editor and D.C. brunch-culture-hater who was kind enough to leave in her office some very important things, such as an AP Stylebook, two dictionaries and a bottle of Tylenol. She left a rotten banana, too, but [...]