Category: Boston Herald

Globe’s stunt could wind up being a big boon for Donald Trump

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies The Boston Globe’s fake front page reporting dire news from a future Donald Trump presidency has dragged the newspaper to the mudslinging level of 2016’s candidates — but could do more to help Trump than hurt him, media experts say… Expert quote: “This is going to reinforce […]

Pundits say Bernie Sanders-Hillary Clinton battle too bitter for a DNC bounce

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies The escalating attacks between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — including the battle over whether the other is qualified for the White House — threaten to fracture the party at the Democratic National Convention this summer, robbing the eventual nominee of a meaningful post-acceptance-speech bounce and alienating […]

U.S. deploys fighter jets to back up allies

Boston Herald Michael Corgan, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The U.S. military is 
deploying 12 F-15 fighter jets to the Netherlands and Iceland — including war planes and pilots from the Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield — to send a message to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin… Expert quote: […]

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton at odds over N.Y. debate dates

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Hillary Clinton’s campaign is accusing rival Bernie Sanders of playing “games” by rejecting possible debate dates ahead of the New York primary April 19 — a type of petty politics that signals the Democratic front-runner’s growing annoyance over the Vermont U.S. senator’s interference with her expected coronation, political […]

Extremist attack kills 65 in Pakistan

Boston Herald Adil Najam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Health A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber who targeted Christian families enjoying Easter Sunday at an amusement park in Lahore killed 65 people and injured hundreds of others — the latest in a string of soft-target attacks by Islamic terrorists that underscores the […]

Full Court Press: Part-time court interpreters sue for more benefits

Boston Herald Michael O’Laughlin, Metropolitan College Dozens of part-time court interpreters are prepared to go to war with the Bay State’s trial court system, arguing that they have been treated like second-class citizens and are being forced to find other work in order to pay the bills… Expert quote: “They are taking apart what we […]

Donald Trump may ‘benefit’ from wife squawk

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies An incensed Donald Trump’s Twitter rage over a provocative super PAC ad featuring a nude photo of his wife, Melania — and his subsequent threat to “spill the beans” on Ted Cruz’s missus — may turn out to only help the Teflon billionaire’s surging campaign, experts told […]

Rubio gambit in Ohio primary may net political payoff later

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Marco Rubio’s call for his Ohio supporters to back Gov. John Kasich in the Buckeye State primary is sure to appease establishment Republicans and keep alive the Florida senator’s hopes of landing on the GOP ticket in a brokered convention, pundits told the Herald… Expert quote: “It’s […]