Violent, hateful rhetoric from political leaders is dangerous. It gives air to some of the ugliest impulses in society.
In a hard-hitting, blunt editorial published online tonight, The Washington Post, one of the most prestigious newspapers in the world, called upon Maine Gov. Paul LePage to resign. The paper cited the governor’s “unhinged racism and unhinged ravings” in a blistering editorial. The Post goes on to chronicle the governor’s damaging behavior, threats and lies, […]
The issues range from social and economic reform to election reform, but all five initiatives are on the ballot for a simple reason.
With a gridlocked Legislature and Republicans in the House and some in the Senate unwilling to act, Maine voters have only one reasonable recourse.
For Republicans who are trying to find their way, you know how history will judge these events and LePage.
The property tax bill comes when it comes, and most people pay it because it’s their obligation for being a good citizen.
The fact that Trump is paying so much attention to Maine isn’t a sign of strength here. It’s a sign of weakness just about everywhere else.
There is one idea on which most — not all, but most — Democrats and Republicans agree. There is a real and substantial difference between the policies, personalities and vision of the two candidates for president. The America of President Hillary Clinton will be drastically different and wholly and unquestionably better than the America of […]
The normal rules of politics would suggest that Trump is doomed but the rules of politics don’t seem to apply this campaign.
In trying to roll back Maine’s anti-discrimination law, Michael Heath is making clear that his real intent is to make it illegal to be gay.