I think it’s time to elect a full-time Governor…
Patrick finds time to finish memoir
Despite damaging floods, a drinking-water scare, and a state budget crisis, not to mention a full-fledged reelection campaign, Governor Deval Patrick has met his literary deadline, handing his New York publisher a manuscript for his 200-page “inspirational memoir.”
…The governor’s efforts to land a book deal created an uproar on Beacon Hill in 2008. Just as the House was voting down his controversial casino plan, Patrick left the State House to meet with potential publishers in Manhattan. The purpose of his departure was not revealed until several days later, when it became clear he had signed with Broadway Books.