The importance of being Ernie

By ADAM REILLY  |  October 19, 2009

 “I only attack people willingly in the spotlight and for their actions in these roles,” EB3 (the real one, I think) tells the Phoenix via e-mail. “Have I crossed the line? Sure. I have regrets. . . . But for the most part, I just crack wise at some local political or media type who deserves it.

“What I don’t do,” EB3 adds, “is hit people below the belt over and over and over and over again when they’re down because of their or their family members’ personal mistakes, frailties, and weaknesses.”

Whoever he is, he knows his Howie Carr.

For a Q-and-A with Ernie Boch III, go to the “Don’t Quote Me” blog ( Adam Reilly can be reached at

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