: Finally, some coverage of Question 1, the anti-income tax measure on the November ballot. Both of these opeds are disappointing. The first
, by Paul Guzzi and Michael Widmer, addresses the chaos the measure will cause if passed, but they don’t address the fundamental frustration and disgust that’s fueling its momentum. The second
, by Barbara Anderson, does address the frustration and disgust, but doesn’t address the chaos it would cause. Hub Blog’s hope: That the measure loses, but with 49.9999 percent of the vote. ... Is Shannon O’Brien getting a bit nervous
about Jill Stein? After wading through the horse-race material in this article, read until the end about the Green Party. Key quote from Stein spokesman Patrick Keaney: ``If (O’Brien) loses because of (Stein), it's her own fault ... We're getting calls and e-mails from Democrats who are sick and tired of Beacon Hill insiders running the Democratic Party and trashing the ideals of that once-proud party.''