By Josh Resnek
Most of us who pay attention to politics had one opinion or another about the announcement last week that Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will not be seeking re-election.
To those who know the governor well, this announcement has been a long time coming- and even though Baker referred to it as a “complex decision,” it was, after all, a decision that required only one thing – a yes or a no.
His answer – a resounding no.
Baker and Polito have done a good job during their tenure in the State House.
These are smart, decent, honest people who were well off before they went to the State House, and who did not enrich themselves while they served.
In other words, their hands were not out.
They are not takers – and now they are leaving.Continue reading “Politics is always remaking itself; nothing lasts forever”