Maine Clean Election Act

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Politics + Other Mistakes
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  August 01, 2013

Dead man walking

It should have been a somber moment, but the awful shouting intruded on the funeral service.
A funeral for The Maine Clean Election Act
By AL DIAMON  |  January 20, 2012

Dirty money

As I walked down the corridors of the Ralph Owen Brewster Hospice for Decaying Political Ideals, there were no indications of despair, pain, or misery.
In memory of Brewster
By AL DIAMON  |  August 05, 2011

Virtue and vice

The problem with being virtuous (or so I'm told) is that it has almost nothing to do with actual virtue.
The Maine Clean Election Act plays the errant-strumpet trumpet
By AL DIAMON  |  December 11, 2009

Feed the animals

Nothing is more pathetic than the sight of destitute gubernatorial candidates scrounging through trash receptacles for returnable bottles and cans, sleeping in shelters, and eating in charity food kitchens.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  January 07, 2009

Lost in the sound of separation

While it’s true that candidates’ falsehoods, fibs, and fabrications make a columnist’s job easier, I could still eke out a living even if every politician in Maine suddenly became a fountain of factuality.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  October 29, 2008