Clint Eastwood

Politics & Government
8:42 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Commentary: Renaissance man

Most of the time, the media cover people in a way that portrays most of us as being essentially one-dimensional. 

We are doctors or lawyers, filmmakers or politicians; gourmet cooks or entertainers, et cetera. I think that we also miss a fair amount of fascinating people who don’t fit into traditional categories.

This summer, I met one such man, a soft-spoken East Lansing attorney named Bob Baldori, who has helped get a lot of high-tech startup firms off the ground in a number of states.

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Changing Gears
4:42 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

What do we mean when we talk about Detroit?

In the Chrysler Super Bowl ad, Clint Eastwood invokes Detroit. "How do we win?" he asks, "Detroit is showing us it can be done... It's halftime America, and our second half is about to begin."
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Last night during the Super Bowl, Chrysler ran a follow-up to its much buzzed-about commercial from last year’s big game.

The new commercial, dubbed “It’s Halftime in America” ran, appropriately enough, during halftime.

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