Democrats Face Backlash for Blocking School Reform
According to a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll released at the end of last week, voters in Massachusetts are now split on Ballot Question 2 (whether to raise the cap on charter schools). Hopping onto the bandwagon, the Boston Globe …
Martha Coakley, a Masterpiece of Bad Campaigning
Wow. Martha Coakley, never change. You are so bad at this, you are actually fun to watch:
My favorite is:
Martha Coakley: I don’t anticipate that we will raise fees.
Moderator: But it’s not a solid promise?
Martha Coakley: Well, …
Massachusetts Voters May Have Big Fields in 2014 Governor’s Race
The Fox affiliate in Boston takes a look at the Massachusetts gubernatorial possibilities for 2014:
On the Democratic side, State Treasurer Steve Grossman has said he is “leaning strongly” toward a run. Also, Congressman Michael Capuano could be eyeing the seat. …
Cadillac Deval May Survive a Rough Ride
Before David Axelrod managed Barack Obama, he managed Deval Patrick. Before the senator from Chicago told adoring crowds, “Don’t tell me words don’t matter,” the aspiring governor from Massachusetts told adoring crowds, “Don’t tell me words don’…
Ballot Question Forcing Liberals to Decide Between Teachers Unions and Children
Poor minorities cannot count on Democrats’ help when the teachers lobby is on the other side of the debate, and a Massachusetts ballot question to modestly expand charter schools is highlighting that division among the Democratic coalition. The Boston Globe …
BOOM: In Massachusetts, Charlie Baker Opens up a Nine-Point Lead
Whoa. Martha “Choke-ly” indeed!
Republican Charlie Baker has opened up a 9-point lead over Democrat Martha Coakley, 45 percent to 36 percent, according to a new Globe poll that depicts a far more comfortable advantage than either candidate for governor has enjoyed …
Democrats Seriously Sliding in Massachusetts?
There are some interesting and, some might say, inspiring poll results out of Massachusetts, but I would argue local GOP candidates still need to “seal the deal.”
Between July 23, 2010 and July 26, 2010 Opinion Dynamics conducted a poll for MassInsight. 500 adults were …