Kerry: These dangerous Palinite “teabaggers” certainly are revved up

by Allahpundit January 18, 2010

A more cynical pundit might see this as a hamfisted attempt to manufacture a distraction amid electoral collapse. Good thing I’m not a cynic.

This ought to finish Coakley off with independents. Thanks, Waffles.

“I’m no stranger to hard fought campaigns, but what we’ve seen in the past few […]

Coakley and the Curling-Iron Rapist, Part II: Why Did it Take So Long to Press Charges?

by Gary Hewson January 15, 2010

Yesterday, I reported on the horrific rape of a two-year old by Keith Winfield in 2005 in Massachusetts. Then-Middlesex County DA Martha Coakley failed to take action to bring charges against Mr. Winfield. Today, the story takes another turn. In part II of the Curling-Iron Rapist Case, let’s […]

Some saw Coakley as lax on ’05 rape case

AG defends steps in long process

by Michael Rezendes The Boston Globe January 6, 2010

In October 2005, a Somerville police officer living in Melrose raped his 23-month-old niece with a hot object, most likely a curling iron.

Keith Winfield, then 31, told police he was alone with the toddler that day and made additional […]