Author Archives: MiracleGirl

Patrick’s new attack ad is an act of desperation and Charlie should immediately counter it

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) by running an ad showcasing his HPHC employees, who really love him and are supporting him most enthusiastically on the campaign trail. Check out this Globe article about Patrick’s new attack ad on Baker and what he earned as CEO of HPHC (you can play the ad in the article). http://www.boston.com/news/loc… I…

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Globe: Deval Patrick’s Reform Record Under Scrutiny

http://www.boston.com/news/loc… Touches on auto insurance, ethics reforms, municipal insurance, charter schools, etc. I think it’s WAY too easy on Patrick but what could one expect from Noah Bierman… That said, it includes a hard-hitting conclusion: “‘Reform has not been the administration’s first instinct,’ said Michael J. Widmer, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a business-backed watchdog often consulted by lawmakers…

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Globe: Charlie Baker “brash change-agent” who “tackled big issues”

It was the “Weld revolution” of the early 1990s, and “the soul of the Weld administration,” as the governor put it, was Charles D. Baker, a bright, brash 34-year-old Harvard grad who took on some of the most intractable problems in state government, including decrepit state hospitals, an outdated welfare system, and a runaway Medicaid budget that was pushing the…

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What Would Our Next Governor Do …on Day One?

Only one candidate has answered that question, to my knowledge (PLEASE correct me if I’m wrong), and surprise, surprise – it’s Charlie Baker, who has proven time and again throughout this campaign that he’s the only one willing to do the hard work of analyzing state government in an effort to make it run more efficiently, just like he did…

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