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With the end of the long primary campaign, Mainers are facing an ugly reality.
| June 11, 2010
Everywhere I go, people keep asking me, “Who’s going to win the election?” Often, my answer depends on my mood (which ranges from bad to horrendous).
Who's going to win the election?
| June 04, 2010
Wrote a song for everyone
Political experts know the most important factor in a successful race for governor is the campaign song.
Name that tune
| May 07, 2010
Gonna change directions
That’s not intended as a negative reflection on the Son of God, who can’t be held responsible for the deficiencies in Beardsley’s early campaign style.
Jesus didn’t help Bill Beardsley.
| April 16, 2010
A fool for everyone
Time to dispose of a few inconsequential gubernatorial candidates.
Trimming the flab from the governor's race
| January 22, 2010
Instead of cuts: guts
Let’s assume, reader, that you’re concerned about economic and social justice. For those in real need — people who are poor, sick, old, mentally ill, addicted, disabled — you want decent care. You’re concerned, too, about proper funding of schools, commu
Raise taxes on the rich? Only one candidate says ‘yes’?
| January 08, 2010
Wanted: a right-wing wacko to run for governor of Maine.
Maine’s GOP is suffering from a muddle in the middle
| October 16, 2009
Sins and promises
Let's suppose you wanted Maine's next governor to be somebody who'd create jobs.
Keeping tabs on the tweets of gubernatorial twits
| September 11, 2009
I've got you under my skin
The first rule for running a successful race for governor is never to say anything of substance about anything. Taking even the most innocuous of positions (Do you think Maine should have an official state skin disease?) will only cost a candidate vote
Politics and other mistakes
| June 12, 2009
They wanna be governor
In our typical Portland Phoenix format, here’s a one-by-one look at all the folks who claim they want to be Maine’s next governor. (In our book, anyone crazy enough to say they want that job probably has done something to karmically deserve it.)
Primary Election 2010
PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF
| January 01, 1900
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