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LePage's National Embarrassment Continues

As Tea Partiers and the Maine GOP continue to drive the mural censorship story to new heights,  the national debate over Paul LePage's temperament continues. Today, it's The Economist, the high-brow news magazine, weighing in in their print edition on the state of Maine's politics.

MAINE’S politicians are mostly a polite bunch: think of George Mitchell and Edmund Muskie or the state’s two current senators, Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, both of them Republicans respected for their moderate stances. Paul LePage, Maine’s governor for the past three months, is decidedly not cut from the same cloth as these worthies.