If you turn on the TV between now and November 4th, be prepared to see lots of political ads. This week, The Scrum podcast bring you the good, the bad, and the unfair in the world of Massachusetts and Boston campaign ads.
Election Day is nearly upon us, which means it's time for you to try to outguess The Scrum's David Bernstein, Peter Kadzis, and Adam Reilly in the #Mapoli Prediction Challenge.
Do we write off some politicians because they're not viable? Or are they not viable because we write them off? The Scrum took a closer look at the struggle that some candidates face trying to get media coverage and the public to see them as contenders.
The Scrum's Adam Reilly and David Bernstein speak with former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift about a possible Romney run for president in 2016; why women seem to love (or at least like) Charlie Baker; whether the national GOP has drifted too far to the right; inoculating against the three H's (hair, hemlines, and husbands); and the legacy of the late Governor Paul Cellucci.
David Bernstein's Grand Unifying Theory of Massachusetts Politics and Charlie Baker; and the viability (or lack thereof) of former Boston Mayor Tom Meninio's attempt to cast himself as a prophet for American politics in his new book, Mayor for a New America.
This week, The Scrum podcast headed to historic Faneuil Hall for afocused on human services featuring all the Massachusetts candidates-- and found itself impressed by the performance of Evan Falchuck, who's running for governor as an independent.