From today’s Globe, Ralph Martin has this wisdom:
I never thought that serving the ideals of the Constitution made you soft or tough on crime. In this gubernatorial race, it is important for the voters to recognize that the governor should aspire to serve the ideals of the Constitution because it is the Constitution that governs us all. Respecting the Constitution doesn’t make you soft or tough — it only makes you just and fair.
Go read the full article. It’s beautifully written.