'Mad Dog Reilly'
Hub Blog is with John
: Why would Tom Reilly bring up Marie St. Fleur
in a debate? It's so absurd that it could be construed as audacious. Howie
liked Reilly's performance. Scot
didn't. ... It's times like this when I think back to Ollie North testifying before Congress. At the time I didn't have a clue the rest of the nation was lapping it up. I'm just as mystified now about Reilly. ... OK, you've probably already seen it. But check out the Gabrieli YouTube video
. By the end of it, I actually liked the guy more for being so polite in a friendly dumb-dog type of way. Where's the negative in that? Everyone likes polite friendly dumb dogs. ...Update
-- More conflicting Reilly analysis: He f*&cked up
; not necessarily
. ... I'm in the He Hurt Himself camp. But everyone's talking about him -- and they're spelling his name right. ...Update II
has a good local-commentariat roundup, with most thinking Reilly blew it. But that makes me think that I and most of the local commentariat might have it wrong. I'm not trying to be cute. Sometimes insiders see things differently than outsiders. It happens with movie reviews. It happens with debate reviews. I'm not counting Reilly out yet. ...