Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive


Mitch Perry Report for 11.4.15 – Figuring out Ben Carson

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

A friend of mine asked me Tuesday night whether Ben Carson is doing any fundraising in Tampa. It would certainly make sense if he were since the GOP presidential front-runner (in some polls) is spending this week in Florida on a book-selling tour. There’s no indication, though, that such an event is planned. Carson is running a campaign doing not what you’d expect him to be doing, yet it’s all working right now for the 63-year-old retired pediatric neurosurgeon. A crowd estimated at more…

Keep Reading

So far, the Bucs have relied on Doug Martin to lead the way to victory

in Sports/Top Headlines by

For all the talk about rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, the key question for the Tampa Bay Bucs is this: If they cannot run, can they win? So far, you can make a fine case that it’s tailback Doug Martin who has led the Bucs to their wins against New Orleans and Jacksonville with Winston playing the supporting role. Martin had 78 yards against the Saints and 123 against the Jags. Winston has thrown only 40 passes in the two wins,…

Keep Reading

Go to Top