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Comments for: LePage clarifies he isn’t endorsing Poliquin after treasurer’s mailer touts work with governor

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  • Anonymous

    ahahahhahah Needed a good chuckle this morning. :)

  • Why would anyone even want LePage’s endorsement…? Maybe Poliquin read the book, “How Not to Win Elections, and Influence People”

    • Anonymous

      Because he is counting on the 30 % of the Republican party that affilitates with the tea party to win it for him in a six way race.  From a purely political stategy standpoint, it is a good play.

      • Anonymous

        Well for the primaries, maybe. But not for the actual election, where 30% won’t get you a win in a 3 person race. So while it may be a “good play” now, I would wager, it won’t be in his best interest for the long haul.

        • Anonymous

          I don’t disagree, but you can’t win the general election if you don’t prevail at the primary level.

          • Anonymous

            That, is true. I do still question if Bruce would get all 30% of LePage supporters. I think that Summers is going to take the primary. After that, I don’t know.

  • Anonymous

    Poliquin doing something shady. Nothing new about this news.

    • Anonymous

      I’m wondering which of these chuckleheads to believe, Poliquin who says he was endorsed or LePage who says he wasn’t.

      Somebody’s pants are on fire….again.

      • Anonymous

         In the R rabbit hole,they’re both lying even though they’re on opposite sides here.Calling Lewis Carroll.

        • Anonymous

          They’re going to have to do some contorting of logic to get where they of course want to be: it’s the fault of liberals. They’re probably just go with the classic “liberal media” complaint though.

          • Anonymous

            They’ve honed that contorting to an art form.  Now they just have to keep courting the ill-educated teapartiers and making them feel valued, while they continue to use them to further their unAmerican agenda.

          • Anonymous

             Well said.Scary that that gang can breed.

          • Anonymous

            Ever notice that in that gang, conception always occurs at low tide in the gene pool?

          • Anonymous

            That’s why they have a dozen kids that you and I have to pay for.They keep hoping they’ll get it right.Hasn’t happened yet.

          • Anonymous

             True enough.Now if there just WAS a liberal media instead of RW conglomerates.

      • Anonymous

        Hmm…decisions, decisions.  Should we believe Lepage, LePoliquin or LePinocchio?

    • Anonymous

       Penguin won’t endorse Poliquin?

      • Penquin ? Peliquin?

        Whats the differance?

        Birds of a Feather Flock Together!

      • Anonymous

        I love Penguins they are recognised as having these important characteristics:

        Loyalty – penguins partner for life, benefit from group co-operation and nurture their offspring carefully.

        Adaptability – penguins have adapted to life under the waves or on land, in many different environments.

        Resilience – penguins are supremely resilient, able to withstand the long Antarctic winters, enduring months without food. not sure on the food?

  • Anonymous

    ROFLMAO!  That’s the first intelligent stance LePage has taken since he was sworn in.

    O-M-G, as they say.

  • Anonymous

    This is worth paying for. When Atty General Schneider was asked to make a ruling in his official capacity in regards to Poliquins business activities he weasel worded his way out of an actual ruling. It seems Schneider isn’t having any trouble coming to a definite conclusion now about Poliquin. I think all republicans should all run on LePage’s coattails. Pass the popcorn please.

    • Anonymous

      I like mine with butter, curry powder, AND parmesan cheese, please.

  • Anonymous

    I’ll bet Schneider is happy he covered Poliquin’s butt with the whole running his business while he was State Treasurer issue was going on.  It should be fun to watch all these guys tear each other apart.  There is no mercy when you are seeking that power.

    • Anonymous

      Didn’t take a genius to see this coming way back then.  When you have this many egotistical, self-centered members of the “Cojones ‘R Us” crowd, they were doomed to self-destruct. Good riddance!

  • Anonymous

    Schneider can’t be serious about Poliquin “attempting to mislead voters.”  Republican voters have been misled for so long that they cannot get lost any further.

    • Anonymous

      Baldacci…Is that really.you?

      • Anonymous

        No, Tom, it is not.  
          I am sure you will vote for Angus King rather than any one of the confederacy of dunces running for the Republican nomination.  
          In your private moments, I know you must weep for your party that people like Paul LePage and Donald Trump are taken seriously by some of its members.

  • Guest

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    • Anonymous

       Go to Houlton.There are Poliquin signs everywhere.This is after Paulie screwed them with the ins. co. jacking up.They deserve what they get.

  • Anonymous

    My interpretation of the ads/mailings is simply what Bruce stated:  that he has been working with the Governor from day 1, not that Governor LePage was endorsing him.  Schneider and Littlefield(for Rick Bennett) are simply being politically expedient in their criticism. 

    • Anonymous

      Put them all in a paper bag, shake it up, and they all come out smelling the same.

  • Anonymous

    Reptile. Reptilian. 

  • Anonymous

    Poliquin is too stupid to be our senator. Having the endorsement of LePage amounts to receiving the kiss of death. If he had anything going for him, he would run on his own merits and differentiate himself from LePage. But alas, he’s just a lackey and, regardless of what the AG says, a crook.

  • Anonymous

    Is there any lie Poliquin will not try to sell?

    • Anonymous

      And why would you want to sell this one?!

    • Anonymous

      We haven’t heard one yet.  Of course, we can’t see the forest for the trees, either, any more than he, himself can.

  • Anonymous

    Sorry, this post ended up out of order.

    Surprised?

  • Anonymous

    Poliquin connecting himself to LePage should ensure a last place primary vote.

  • Anonymous

    Will the Teabillies bring Poliquin a victory ? It would be fun to watch Angus trample him.

  • Anonymous

    They both deserve each other.  Let the poison of LePage take Poliquin out, as if Poliquin has a snowballs chance at the Senate anyway… can you say delusion?  

    They are both  stains on Maines history,  and they are both examples of the worst politicians in Maine’s history.  They both need to just go away.

  • Guest

    Who cares? It may be a liability to have his pudgy face associated with yours. Why isn’t Poliquin in jail?

  • Anonymous

    Chenard,
    Shall we make a small wager whether the Democrat candidate, or Republican candidate for US Senate generates the most votes?

    I’d be far more distressed over Libby Mitchell’s crushing defeat to Paul LePage during the last election, and fearful that, once again, the Democrat candidate for US Senate will come in dead last! While I like and respect Matt, as I did Dan before him, he doesn’t stand a chance this fall.

    After having served with Rick Bennett in the State Senate, I found him intelligent, honorable, and a very good Senate President. While I also like Mike, Rick never ran an odious bill down the minority’s throats in the wee hours of the morning as Mike did with “Walk With The One You Love Day”.

    I’m uncertain over just who the True Angus King is these days, so will hold judgement until more updated information is known. As Governor, he did try to attract the best staff and Commissions available; but rolled over for (King) John most of the time with the important exception of Workers Compensation Reform. Today, I’m worried just how wedded Angus is to Wind Power investors….

  • Anonymous

    Apparantly the free club membership to good old bruces club didnt matter the gov dropped him like a hot potatoe or maybe the govs endorsement would not help him win anything.Maybe some of the taxpayers that benifited from bruces tax laws will help him out  

    • Anonymous

      This is just another perfect example of the complete lack of integrity these bozos have.  Each one is in it for himself and will turn on a fellow republican at the drop of a hat.  Snakes, slimey, slithering opportunistic snakes, one and all.

  • Anonymous

    When the going gets tough, the rats jump ship!

    So, are they saying the Gov didn’t sign off on that mailer? I kind of doubt that.

  • Anonymous

    “I don’t think anybody should be putting the governor in the position he was put in, where he was forced to go out and issue a statement saying he wasn’t supporting anybody,” said Charlie Summers, Maine’s secretary of state. “All of us have pictures of ourselves with Gov. LePage, but we don’t use them to fool people into thinking we’re being supported by him.”Tell you anything about Poliquin’s character?

    • Anonymous

      Character?  Haven’t heard that word used in ages for any republican candidate I know.  Most of the party has been corrupted by “all about me” teapartiers.

  • Why would ANYBODY claim to be associated with Lepage?

  • Anonymous

    I personally like Poliquin as the Republican candidate for Senate.  Some of the others appear too moderate and won’t even try to change Washington, DC into a more fiscally conservative place.  Is he aggressive? Yes!  Will he do what it takes to win?  Yes!  I fear that the other Republicans will merely run weak, lackluster campaigns that won’t even make a dent into the Angus King armor.

  • Lord Whiteman

    This planned kerfuffle allows front runner Charlie Summers to show some distance from Lepage while at the same time he is acting like a jealous lover over the  Poliquin/Lepage bro-mance.
     I don’t think anyone in the Maine GOP is smart enough to plan such a nuanced scheme. They must have gotten some help from the national party wonks.
     It shows just how much of a liability, Lepage is to the Republican party bosses.

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