by Mark Finkelstein
I blog often about Mike Barnicle, and while referring to him as a former Boston Globe columnist, am not in the habit of mentioning his ignominious departure from the newspaper under a cloud of plagiarism. But Barnicle today forces my hand . . .
Mark Kirk has gotten himself into a mess of trouble. The Republican candidate for US Senate from Illinois has been caught out misrepresenting his record of service both in the military and as a school teacher.