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All Apologies

I meant to have the first of the Friday Night Cocktail parties last night but I got a last minute dinner invitation from my two aunts. Very sorry, but I couldn’t pass up the perfectly cooked salmon and fresh asparagus, followed by strawberry shortcake. It was delicious. And the company was outstanding!

So, I’m moving the cocktail party to next Friday.  Join me here at 7pm. Rico will be serving, I’ll introduce the band and we can chat over horse doovers while Ivory Bill Woodpecker wears the lampshade.

Let’s try to make something happen. I’m getting really excited about November. It’s time to turn up the volume, feel the energy, share the positivity, plan to canvass together, talk about real issues and turn this ship around. #IMWITHHER!!!!

 

Candidate Index: How many times has a candidate’s name been mentioned on the front page of the following media outlets as of 9am on 5/14/16.

Candidate Name NY Times WaPo CNN Fox MSNBC
Hillary Clinton 1 3 0 8* 3
Bernie Sanders 0 0 0 1 1
Donald Trump 14 15 9 8 11

*Lest we be mislead by the number of Clinton mentions on Fox’s frontpage, the reader is cautioned to look at the titles of those posts, such as “What has Clinton done for women? Hillary supporters stumped”. This post demonstrates the practice of going after a candidate’s strengths, also known as “Swiftboating”.