: Shannon O’Brien, despite her 6-point lead in the polls, just can’t shake the criticism that she’s not concerned about the views of minorities
. It comes down to a simple question: When was the Beacon Hill machine EVER sincerely interested in the concerns of minorities? ... To win, Mitt Romney needed to establish that he’s a viable alternative to the Beacon Hill machine. But he’s consistently gone overboard on the issue, indicating he won’t put up with any patronage. The Herald
has begun to call him on this near pledge. Nothing wrong with Mitt’s campaign hires. It’s just that Mitt has set himself up (again) for this type of gotcha journalism.