Politics & Other Mistakes: My aim is true

I believe in having clear and achievable goals. For instance, my goals for today are: 1. Avoid work. 2. Drink beer. Residing at the opposite end of the goal spectrum are most…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Some kind of salvation

In 2008, Sean Faircloth, then a state representative from Bangor, lost his bid to become Maine’s attorney general, mostly because lots of legislators questioned his credibility. When your credibility is so shaky…

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…

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