As we're fond of observing, our own Charley on the MTA is the aphoristic genius who, back in 2006, coined the phrase "Big Dig culture of Beacon Hill" (sometimes seen in its short form, "Big Dig culture"). But then I read this: "It is … [Read more...]
the Mihos & Morris follies
Buried in today's Globe was the news that the Mihos campaign is struggling for cash and has fired their communication director, Kevin Sowryda. According to Sowryda: A fund-raising appearance last week by Dick Morris, a national … [Read more...]
Patrick leading in Rasmussen Poll
August numbers: Election 2010: Massachusetts Governor Christy Mihos (R) 40% Deval Patrick (D) 35% Some other candidate 11% Not sure 15% Election 2010: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) … [Read more...]
Can Deval Play Samson?
Not raising taxes when required to fix the commonwealth's infrastructure has been the worst blunder of modern times in the Bay State. Joined and often led by cowardly and self-interested Dems, they refused to generate the revenue … [Read more...]
That’s what I’m saying!
Yes. Ed Glaeser sings a paean to discord: Is the governor engaging in political grandstanding? Absolutely. Is he being confrontational? Indubitably. But he is also dead right. The pension situation is a mess; reform needs to apply to … [Read more...]
A good day for Massachusetts Republicans
It reminds voters that the Mass. GOP exists. A contested primary generates headlines like little else in politics -- domestic disputes are always the most intense. Baker v. Mihos would lead to a thrashing over ideas and … [Read more...]
Jack E. Robinson Endorses Christy Mihos
Dear Christy:As a fellow Brocktonian and candidate for Congress in the Ninth Congressional District (which includes Beacon Hill and your campaign HQ), I am pleased to endorse you in your race for Governor. Although a Republican, I can … [Read more...]
Healey closing the gap!
... now it's a mere 21% difference:In the survey of 664 likely voters taken earlier this week, Patrick collected 55-percent, Healey was a distant second with 34%. Independent candidate Christy Mihos slipped to 6%, Green/Rainbow Party … [Read more...]
Debate open thread
Hoo boy, this is a nasty one so far. Ross just took Healey to task for "re-traumatizing" women who have been victims of sexual assault. Ouch.Whaddya got?UPDATE: All right, I don't have much to say about this, since it seems like most of it … [Read more...]
Notes on tonight’s debate
UPDATE: Sound files from tonight's post-debate press gaggle:Kerry Healey (She was first out -- I only caught the last part of her remarks.)Christy MihosDeval PatrickGrace RossSorry this didn't get up sooner. Here are some quick hits from … [Read more...]
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