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…

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…

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