For LePage to be successful, he’d need to build trust with lawmakers, work in good faith and be willing to compromise. No chance.
The governor likes to fight for the sake of fighting and shows us once again that he’s uninterested in the actual work of governing.
Voters are pretty clear about what they don’t like about Obamacare. And it doesn’t match the policy argument that most Republicans are making.
We can’t allow the governor to obscure his bad policies with outrageous statements on talk radio or at town hall meetings, but we also have to hold him account for the terrible things he says.
Right now, the argument against Real ID based on principle is esoteric.
We’ve got to retire the judgment that somehow “people from away” are morally suspect.
Without the referendum, it’s fair to say low-wage workers wouldn’t be getting a raise next month.
The vexing question is not whether Russia tried to influence the U.S. election. It did. It’s not whether President-elect Trump’s pick for secretary of state or several of his close advisers have unsavory connections to Russia. They do. And, frankly, it really doesn’t matter if Russia intended to sow chaos in the election and undermine […]
Trump is president, LePage is governor, and they show that they’ll use that power to drive down trust in our institutions.
As a former journalist, it’s difficult to break years of training — and good manners — to call someone a racist, a misogynist, a bigot or a liar.