Keller @ Large: Patrick Needs To Give It To Us Straight

January 21, 2014 1:00 PM
Keller @ Large: Patrick Needs To Give It To Us Straight
" BOSTON (CBS) – Remember Gov. Deval Patrick’s State of the State Address from one year ago?

UPDATE: Patrick’s State Of The State Postponed Due To Snow Storm

Of course you don’t, almost nobody outside of the governor does. That’s the way it is with political speeches. Quick, outside of “ask not what you can do for your country,” quote me a line from a presidential inaugural address.

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But through the magic of the internet, I re-read last year’s speech, and this sentence jumped out at me: “As I consider our work together over the last 6 years, I think most governors wonder ‘What will last?’”

Gov. Patrick’s answer then was his $2 billion tax plan to fund transportation and education. That didn’t last, getting chopped down to a fraction in the end "

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