With a gridlocked Legislature and Republicans in the House and some in the Senate unwilling to act, Maine voters have only one reasonable recourse.
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 […]
Trump and his allies want to show that this time, really, Maine’s 2nd District is in play. But it’s a problem that Trump is still trying to consolidate GOP support.
Asserting the facts isn’t pro-Clinton, pro-Democrat, anti-LePage or anti-Trump. It’s pro-truth.
They could be Jimmy Stewart, the earnest hero in the classic “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” Instead, they’re preaching unity and falling into line behind Donald Trump.
LePage loves a fight. This time, he wants someone else to fight it for him.
LePage, a flawed messenger for unity if ever there was one, did a mighty flip-flop. He called for Republican governors to disavow the candidacy of Donald Trump, then endorsed him less than a week later.
Paul LePage and Donald Trump aren’t leaders. They’re three rows deep in the lynch mob, egging the crowd on. They give voice to society’s ugliest ideas, for political gain or for sport.
The threat of Ebola has subsided. But it won’t be long before Zika takes its place as the new bogeyman to justify xenophobia and strike fear into voters.