Ed Driscoll

Northeast Freshman Gubernatorial Update

Dean Barnett notes that saying Massachusetts’ Deval Patrick “has stumbled out of the gate as governor would be an understatement”:

First, Patrick decided that the modest Ford Crown Victoria that Mitt Romney tooled around in for four years was beneath him. Rather than lease another Crown Vic or remain in the one that Romney used right up until his last day in office, Patrick opted to lease a $46,000 Cadillac. Actually, it would be more accurate to say he opted to have the state lease a $46,000 Cadillac. None of the funds for the gaudy new ride came out of Patrick