Comments for: Shame on Maine leaders for scapegoating the poor

Posted Dec. 19, 2012, at 3:09 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 19, 2012, at 7:05 p.m.

Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald recycled familiar, unsubstantiated stereotypes during his Dec. 12 tirade against “lazy” welfare recipients who move to his city in search of “generous” benefits. Gov. Paul LePage relied on the same convenient myths Wednesday when he told a Bangor Chamber of Commerce audience that Maine “ is …

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