I’m not entirely sure why I’m posting this story. Maybe I like it because it spans the monumental and the momentary.
I’m worried that we emptied the hospitals, only to fill the jails.
The recount gives legislators time to talk to citizens and each other and plan, should the initial results be upheld. A thoughtful bipartisan effort could easily result in legislation that honors the will of voters regarding marijuana legalization while preserving the economic and health best interests of Maine citizens.
A team working with a combined $174,000 was able to convince 49.83 percent of voters that the team with the $2.6 million message didn’t have Mainers best interest in heart. Even in losing, the accomplishment is significant.
It’s huntin’ season in Maine, and every Mainer knows not to shoot the first one ya’ see. Let this one walk right on by — vote no on one. G.W. Martin, Montville, Maine