: The Herald’s Joe Sciacca
isn’t impressed with Mitt’s ‘momentum,’ as Joe makes clear in his clever lead. ... Tomorrow’s debate is big. How big? Tim Russert
is moderating! Putting Russert aside, televised debates and even interviews can, in fact, be decisive (“I paid for this microphone,” RR, 1980; John Silber snarling at Natalie in ‘90 etc.). With the gubernatorial race so close in Massachusetts, Hub Blog has a hunch tomorrow’s showdown could be one of those defining events, i.e. it's not a good time for Mitt to roll out a new variety of his deer-in-the-headlights antics. Stay tuned. ... The Boston Business Journal has noticed a gender gap in campaign donations
, with female execs going all out for Shannon and the financial boys going for Mitt. Interesting piece. ... Both the Globe
have come out against Question 1, the anti-income tax measure. But the Globe
split on Question 2, the anti-bilingual education measure.