Politics & Other Mistakes: Out of the closet

I don’t believe in gay stereotypes. With one exception. For a long time, I’ve been convinced homosexuals make lousy political strategists. Yes, I saw “Milk,” the movie about assassinated San Francisco City Supervisor…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Out of office

It’s only fitting the news media seem to have missed James J. Walsh’s death. Even when Walsh was alive, the rare instances when he attracted publicity never worked out too well for…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Bigger is better

You’ve seen those obnoxious TV ads for phony products promising “natural male enhancement.” Now, here’s something that does exactly the opposite. Introducing Legis-Limp, the wonder drug that gives your state House of…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Do it like we used to do

There’s a lot to be said for what opponents of same-sex nuptials call “traditional marriage.” According to historian Neil Rolde, testifying about Maine’s matrimonial heritage before a legislative committee last month, the…

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