Oct
26
2014
7

Boston Globe endorses… Charlie Baker. :pause: The REPUBLICAN.

Why? Gridlock, my droogies. Gridlock.

One needn’t agree with every last one of Baker’s views to conclude that, at this time, the Republican nominee would provide the best counterpoint to the instincts of an overwhelmingly Democratic Legislature. His candidacy opens up the possibility of creative tension.

(Bolding theirs) Not too much, thanks to Massachusetts’ super-majorities, but what the heck.  I’ll take it.  Besides, you can tell that the Globe gritted their teeth for this one.  That’s always worth a chuckle. (more…)

Aug
30
2014
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Boston Globe finds Charlie Baker ahead of Martha Coakley in MA-GOV. …Huh.

Keep a real close eye on the Baker-Coakley Massachusett’s governor’s race, assuming that Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker win their respective nominations in a couple of weeks*. If the general election is going to cook off, the first warning signs would start appearing right about now:

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