I don’t like Linda Bean’s politics. She politically, and financially, supports candidates and policies that are opposite of my beliefs. That’s her right. I don’t have to like it. And neither do you. But L.L Bean is a different story. The company and its positive impact on Maine is bigger and longer lasting than any […]
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.
The temptation, beginning today and lasting right on through until that big bright ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, will be to put politics aside and to rejoice in the holidays. After a long, hard-fought and divisive campaign, we could all use a little relief from the stress and the worry generated […]
We cannot allow the outrageous to become normal.
My kids have never really known a time that didn’t involve politics. Since they’ve been old enough to stuff an envelope, stick a yard sign into the ground or knock on a door, they’ve been part of every campaign I’ve worked on. They’ve had some amazing opportunities. They’ve met presidents, first ladies and governors. They […]