Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.


The Worcester Telegram is reporting that Beth Lindstrom, best known as Scott Brown’s campaign manager during his successful U.S. Senate run, is a potential candidate for lieutenant governor. Interestingly, the Telegram also mentions former Shrewsbury state Rep. Karyn Polito as already being a candidate for Lt. Governor. Two other names floating around of potential candidates are state Rep. Shauna O’Connell…

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Shaunna O’Connell Nominated “Political Entrepreneur of the Year”

From Professor Maurice Cunningham, Chairman of the UMass Boston Political Science Department, blogging at MassPoliProfs: No elected official has pushed EBT card reform harder than Republican State Representative Shaunna O’Connell of Taunton. In recognition of her efforts I nominate her for “Political Entrepreneur of the Year.” I made the award up but entrepreneurs are important in politics. As John…

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