'Deval Patrick is really, really rich'
Am I in a minority by thinking Deval Patrick's wealth
is a plus and not a negative? The biggest negative of his candidacy, as far as non-liberal Dems are concerned, is that he's seen as too liberal. But then you learn about his business background and his stock holdings
and his mansions and you wonder, 'The guy can't be all that nutty. He obviously undestands something about business.' His wealth may not help him in the Dem primaries. But it could in the general election, if he gets that far. ... Can you hear the faint whispering campaign about his business accomplishments being the result of affirmative action? The fact critics (both Democrats and Republicans) are trying to discredit his private-sector experience says much about the appeal of his private-sector experience. ... FYI: I would have posted about this yesterday but Blogger was down.