Barney the bully: Congressman Frank’s other legacy

The morning after his retirement announcement, Rep. Barney Frank scored an interview on NBC’s “Today” show, gaining the opportunity to act as an elder statesman in front of a TV audience of millions. Instead, the Massachusetts Democrat chose to quarrel with the interviewer. Full Story »

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Beth Wellington
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by Beth Wellington - Dec. 1, 2011

Milbank seems to write this just to be contrarian of any praise for Frank upon his retirement. The reporter he quotes seems to have been playing gotcha and Frank wasn't cooperating. Milbank has been one of my least favorite writers ever since he penned this gem http://newstrust.net/stories/23964 with the "clever" lede, "Barack Obama has long been his party's presumptive nominee. Now he's becoming its presumptuous nominee. " For an analysis of that piece, see http://newstrust.net/stories/23965/

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Barry Grossheim
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by Barry Grossheim - Nov. 30, 2011

The other side of Barney Frank. I like his politics but on a personal level, not so much!

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