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.
Without the referendum, it’s fair to say low-wage workers wouldn’t be getting a raise next month.
Trump is president, LePage is governor, and they show that they’ll use that power to drive down trust in our institutions.
Luckily the press — and the state auditor — can look in more than one direction at a time.
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, […]
With a gridlocked Legislature and Republicans in the House and some in the Senate unwilling to act, Maine voters have only one reasonable recourse.
It appears Maine would no longer be capable of reacting to a public health emergency.
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.