The person quoted is Wendy Murphy.
Wendy Murphy, a professor at the New England School of Law and a strong advocate for using litigation to advance women’s equality, said Patrick’s joining the Fly Club opens a fair inquiry into “his commitment to equality of citizens of all persons.”
Oh, Wendy’s a law professor? She’s an unbiased commentator, right?
Professor Wendy Murphy is an adjunct professor of law at New England School of Law…[and a] former assistant district attorney in Middlesex County,
If the Globe quotes a critic, the public deserves to know relevant ties that critic might have.
The important question now is, did Frank Phillips know that Wendy Murphy used to be a Middlesex ADA? If so, why didn’t he report it? If he didn’t know, why don’t editors introduce him to the website www.google.com?
[Disclosure: I’m a volunteer for Deval Patrick]