'Squeeze out all the inefficiencies'
Gov. Patrick is going after
state police details on state roads. ... Now we're talking. The savings may be small. But you can't do the big reforms if you can't do the small reforms. ... They say only Nixon could go to China. Could only a liberal Democrat reform the hackerama? Republican governors couldn't do it. ... I'll gladly declare the demise of the Hack-Progressive Alliance if and when a number of other reforms are proposed, passed and implemented. But always remember that the Hack-Progressive Alliance started precisely when a liberal governor, i.e. Michael Dukakis, gave up his pre-King reformist ways and became a post-King conformist. So we'll see. ...Update
-- On 'Dennis and Callhan,' they noted this morning that the key word in the Patrick story is 'consider.' How true. My mistake. ... Well, at least he's considering