Category Archives: Election

LePage hates white people

Paul LePage could have been the best governor Maine’s ever had, but he’s not, and there’s one reason for that: He hates white people. Don’t just take my word for it. Look at the evidence. Maine is the whitest state in the nation, and LePage has done more to make us a national punchline than […]

A resolution to end resolutions

In fairness to Rep. Diane Russell, D-Portland, the state legislator I criticized last week for wasting time on federal issues, she’s hardly the only local lawmaker misrepresenting her constituents this way. The Portland City Council does it all the time. For example, in 2007, the council tied itself into knots debating a resolution calling for […]

If Portland legalizes pot…

Hey, everybody. I’m Portland Mayor Dave Marshall, and I’m stoked to deliver the 2016 State of the City address. Oh, and sorry I’m late — I forgot what time this inauguration thing was supposed to be. When you elected me the city’s first Green Party mayor last November, you sent a clear message. Well, a lot […]