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Hand shakes + middle fingers

The campaign is over. It's time to get gussied up for Maine's premier political awards show.
Politics + Other Mistakes  
By AL DIAMON  |  November 09, 2012

The Gaggie Awards are back

The Gaggie Awards are back. Not by popular demand. (But that's never stopped state Representative John Martin.)
Winners and fools
By AL DIAMON  |  November 05, 2010

All the right wrongs

With the end of another campaign season, it’s time to recognize those who may not have been successful in influencing voters, but were clear winners in eliciting derisive snorts.
The 2009 Gaggie Awards for Political Cluelessness
By AL DIAMON  |  November 06, 2009

Scars and souvenirs

The campaign is over. Now for the fun stuff.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  November 05, 2008

And the award goes to...

The Gaggie Awards are back.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  June 11, 2008

Study this

Politics and other mistakes
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  May 21, 2008


King of the freaks

I’d like to honor the best of the recently deceased political campaigns. Unfortunately, “best” turned out to be in short supply this year, but there was a surplus of worst. And I have just the prize for that.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  November 08, 2006