About Marc Dion

Marc Dion

Marc Dion

Marc Munroe Dion—award-winning veteran reporter and Pulitzer Price-nominated newspaper columnist—is an old-school newsman who fell out of a Frank Capra movie, complete with pipe and fedora. Born in the struggling former cotton mill town of Fall River, Mass., Dion’s sense of humor sounds more like a barroom than a newsroom, and his political observations are more concerned with issues than political parties. Dion’s column, “Living and Dion,” has appeared in The Herald News for 24 years.

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Marrying the Russians May 22, 2017

The Russians appear to have been wooing President Donald Trump for a while, but Trump's outraged response to the idea that laws may have been broken indicates that there may have been a secret marriage. Wooing is nice. Girlfriend is nice. Wife is nic... Read More

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Cacerolazo May 15, 2017

Did I join MoveOn.org? Did my mouse click in the wrong spot? I'm a reporter. I don't join things. What I do know is that if they charge dues, I didn't join. I didn't even pay my dues at the AMVETS this year, and they have a bar. I'm not trying to sti... Read More

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I Wrote a Book in a Difficult Time May 08, 2017

From time to time, Creators, the company I write for, gets out a book of my columns. The most recent book came out last Tuesday. It's called "The Land of Trumpin" and it's about 2016 and 2017, the year I lost so many of my own people. I was a working... Read More