Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Michael Smerconish is a nationally syndicated radio host, best-selling author and weekly contributing columnist every Friday to The Philadelphia Inquirer A2 Insights page. Michael’s radio show is broadcast weekday afternoons in Philadelphia on WPHT-AM (1210). A Philadelphia lawyer turned political commentator, Smerconish is a guest host and contributor to several national television shows including Hardball with Chris Matthews. Smerconish occasionally writes an opinion column in The Inquirer's Sunday Currents section. 

In January 2011, Smerconish launched a book club event series in the Philadelphia region that will feature several best-selling authors, including John Bogle, Ted Gup, James Kaplan and Jane Leavy.

04/20/2014
Jersey tomato. Cuban cigar. Kentucky bourbon. Philadelphia lawyer. Minnesota nice. New Orleans jazz. Hollywood actor. Bucks County artist. Sometimes people or products are associated with geographical reference as a connotation of excellence. And in the latter category, no one alive today has reached the acclaim of Nelson Shanks, whose commissioned portraits have included Presidents Ronald R
04/20/2014
Jersey tomato. Cuban cigar. Kentucky bourbon. Philadelphia lawyer. Minnesota nice. New Orleans jazz. Hollywood actor. Bucks County artist. Sometimes people or products are associated with geographical reference as a connotation of excellence. And in the latter category, no one alive today has reached the acclaim of Nelson Shanks, whose commissioned portraits have included Presidents Ronald R
04/13/2014
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made news last weekend at the 25th anniversary celebration of his father's inauguration while speaking about his approach to a potential run in 2016. Even when appearing extemporaneous in an interview with Fox News' Shannon Bream, the possible candidate was delivering a deliberate message to the party faithful. Here is some of what he said, with my interpretation of each quote.
04/13/2014
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made news last weekend at the 25th anniversary celebration of his father's inauguration while speaking about his approach to a potential run in 2016. Even when appearing extemporaneous in an interview with Fox News' Shannon Bream, the possible candidate was delivering a deliberate message to the party faithful. Here is some of what he said, with my interpretation of each quote.
Smerconish's book club
A Q&A with Michael Smerconish - and former Gov. Ed Rendell.