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Romney has been so good for Massachusetts. Imagine what he can do for the country. From the Boston Globe:

As Americans, I Would Like to Think…

…we can all across political lines and join this movement.

Let’s leave aside decency and morality and try to forget that Romney eliminated funding for a gay teen suicide hotline to curry favor with the theopolitical Right. Let’s not plumb the dark, foul abyss that is Mitt Romney’s soul. Let’s not ask how morally decrepit one would have to be to attempt to gain political…

Deval Patrick Restores Budget Cuts…

…and decides that Massachusetts shouldn’t be Mississippi. A couple of months ago, Republican Mitt Romney engaged in financial chicanery to cut social spending, including vaccination programs and programs that assist the mentally disabled. Why? To establish his Republican credentials. Thankfully, Democratic Governor Deval Patrick has decided to restore most of those cuts. Thankfully, someone realizes…

McCain and the Straight Bullshit Express

Snuggles McCain demonstrating his vaunted ‘independence’ It seems more and more people are finally paying close attention to Mitt Romney and John McCain. While I’ve talked about Romney’s idiocy before, The Boston Phoenix did a great job of skewering McCain, so I’ll turn it over to them:

Actually, the post title is unfair: Romney is quite capable of screwing over thousands of people at once. In order to further his Republican presidential bonafides by cutting spending, any spending, MA Governor Mitt Romney playing bookkeeping games so he could declare a fiscal state of emergency and unilaterally cut budget items.

The Most Important Local Race

Our Benevolent Seed Overlords ask: What’s the most important local political race to you this year (as a citizen, as a scientist)? For me, it’s the Massachusetts gubernatorial race.

Romney’s Ready for Republican Prime Time

First, Republican MA Gov. Romney cozies up to Dobson and Perkins on Faith Sunday (and let’s not forget his elimination of the funding for suicide prevention and outreach for gay teens–because if they’re dead, then they can’t be TEH GAY!). Now, he apparently lied about conducting Big Dig safety inspections. Cynical use of religious right?…