On a more nuts-and-bolts level, Reilly's populist pitch for the tax rollback issue was effective, particularly as his opponents debated whether a formula (Gabrieli) was better than following the Legislature's lead (sorry, but that is how … [Read more...]
Gabbers Loves His Little Dreidel!
My take: Gabbers realizes that he can't make up the ground that he needs with Reilly voters, so he is unveiling a two-prong strategy: dismiss one candidate, hope the public buys it, and focus most of your energy on undermining the substance … [Read more...]
Springfield Republican Endorses Tom Reilly & Tim Murray
Once thought to be the clear front-runner, Reilly now finds himself in a close race. We're not surprised. His challengers - Deval L. Patrick and Christopher F. Gabrieli - have much to offer voters. Each is capable and thoughtful. Reilly is … [Read more...]
Boston Herald Endorses Tom Reilly
IMHO, none of Tom Reilly's opponents can stand toe-to-toe with his record of accomplishment on behalf of Massachusetts citizens. They are each accomplished in their own right, but when it comes to Massachusetts, there is campaign … [Read more...]
Advance Notice: The Gabrieli Talking Points
At least we know what to listen for. . .From State House News Service:STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 7, 2006 .Offering a potential glimpse into the themes they hope to reinforce following tonight's gubernatorial debate, the Gabrieli camp is … [Read more...]
Jonathan Papelbon on Why Tom Reilly’s Tax Message Works Best
You see, Jonathan Papelbon is not a doctor. He (nor I) has no idea what a "transient subluxation event in his right shoulder" means. Sure, he cares, but he doesn't care to know the details. Ahh, yes, but Papelbon does … [Read more...]
Steve Lynch is Feeling/Fueling Reilly’s Momentum
Or maybe, the Congressman just believes that Tom Reilly is best prepared to do the job of Governor:"After these last few Republican governors, we have to have someone in there who can make government work for its intended purpose," said … [Read more...]
On Taxes: Deval Patrick = Glass Joe?
Specifically, I am underwhelmed by the Patrick campaign's response in this morning's Boston Globe article:Patrick's campaign countered, pointing out that Reilly has switched positions on the rollback of the state income tax rate. Reilly … [Read more...]
Hey, Professor Gabrieli: What’s Good for the Goose, Right?
Remember, folks: Gabrieli's not-so-super sleuth was going to look at financial information provided by Deval Patrick to the State Ethics Commission that Chris Gabrieli himself has refused to make available to the public.Tom Reilly sets the … [Read more...]
Tom Reilly’s “Watertown” Ad: Gov Campaign’s Best Yet
Tom Reilly's first ads, also available on his website, offer comparisons of his record with that of the Romney-Healey administration. The "Watertown" ad is more typical of the "bio" ad that most candidates lead off with. It … [Read more...]
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