Saturday, May 30, 2015

Tuesday's DN: When the Mitt Romney t-shirt hits the fan

Samantha Pawlucy, the Charles Carroll High School student ridiculed by her geometry teacher for wearing a t-shirt supporting Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, returns to school with plenty of support. Ronnie Polaneczky says the teacher should apologize and mean it. Christine Flowers says she's not a fan of anti-bullying "hysteria" but sees the problem here.

Tuesday's DN: When the Mitt Romney t-shirt hits the fan

Samantha Pawlucy, the Charles Carroll High School student ridiculed by her geometry teacher for wearing a t-shirt supporting Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, returns to school with plenty of support.  Ronnie Polaneczky says the teacher should apologize and mean it.  Christine Flowers says she's not a fan of anti-bullying "hysteria" but sees the problem here.

Latrice Bryant, legislative aide to City Councilman W. Wilson Goode Jr., has a knack for drawing attention with outlandish behavior and then shrinking from the spotlight.  She's at it again after posting on Facebook details of what she said was a Germantown nightclub brawl.

Did a Republican attack ad in the 8th Congressional District just back-fire, drawing more attention and support to the Democratic candidate's campaign by trying to link her to cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal?

Today is the DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE in the Nov. 6 general election.  So sign up if you are not already registered.

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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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