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The Idiot Thug Running Maine


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, Maine Governor, Paul LePage, government, ethics, crime, freedoms, news, politics, republicans, tea party )

Carrie
- 1449 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Last week, members of Maine legislature's Government Oversight Committee unanimously called for an investigation into Tea Party Governor Paul LePage. At question is whether or not he inappropriately~and potentially illegally~abused his control over ...



   

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Darren Woolsey (218)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 3:49 pm
Blinking idiot.

Senator, politicians, regardless of their political persuasions, ARE TOOLS of the people who vote for them. They are servants, SERVING their public.
 

Arild Warud (174)
Wednesday July 8, 2015, 2:17 am
“This was widely known as the ballot question about whether or not it was cool to bait bears with donuts and then trap them,” he said. “This rallied the outdoorsmen to come out to the ballot in huge numbers, particularly in Northern Maine, and while out, they voted for LePage, the most conservative candidate. This speaks generally to a complex and layered scenario, of course, but in short, he owes his second term, which he clearly perceives as a mandate even against his own party, to the lack of a runoff voting system, and trapping bears with donuts.”

Tell me this is not true.
 

Lona Goudswaard (66)
Wednesday July 8, 2015, 7:26 am
Yes Arild, we always ask that question here: "How did this so and so ever get elected as senator/governor/judge...? And now we have the answer: with donuts. Because that is what you could call a ballot question about donuts and bears which appealed to outdoorsmen, but which had nothing to do with the candidate.
And now they want the candy man to go away again...
 

Marco C (31)
Saturday July 11, 2015, 5:28 am
Do you suppose he could be related to Toronto's Rob Ford? Torontos' and Maines' electorate now have a commonality. Good work.
 
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