An acrostic is a series of lines or verses in which the first, last, or other particular letters when taken in order spell out a word or phrase. Poets are fond of them, and so were Scottish dance music group The Shamen. Apparently annoyed with Derek Birkett, boss of their label One Little Indian, trying to push them into a more commercial direction ahead of the release of 1996’s Hempton Manor, they spelled out “F BIRKET” with the first letter of each track on the album (leaving off the last ‘t’)..
“The Sox are my (Bob) shepherd; I shall not want (more after ending this 1918 chant). He maketh me to lie down in the shadow of the green (monster) pastures: he leadeth me beside the still (muddy) waters. He restoreth my soul, (with confidence to hit and catch the ball): he leadeth me in the paths (of the baselines in spite of the third base coach’s poor decisions) for Smoky Joe’s name’s sake.
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Except, Kaine isn’t really. He has a zero percent rating from the American Conservative Union. But his bipartisan style often lends itself to a perception that he’s a moderate. Domestic violence and police brutality as two of our most stubborn examples of a sometimes fatally broken criminal justice system. Extreme wealth and extraordinary celebrity as weapons of distortion and defense. Other elements, perhaps half forgotten, tumble out when the documentary jogs your memory: Paula Barbieri, Bruno Magli, that Saturday Night Live sketch where all the defense attorneys are dressed as increasingly outlandish “African” caricatures.
I was hired by NPR to cover the intersection of demographics and politics. My job required crisscrossing the country to talk to all kinds of voters. I attended rallies and town halls for nearly every candidate on both sides of the aisle, and I met people in their homes, churches and diners..
RUDIN: There is, and they’ve been talking about it for sometime now. Of course, this weekend, the filing period opened up for mayor of Chicago. Richard M. OFA 2.0’s activities especially its efforts to mobilize support for “Obamacare” had gone beyond campaigning. But as former party chairman, Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) told us, OFA was primarily envisaged as “the grassroots arm of the DNC,” and it played an integral part in the national party’s expanded field operations in the states.