Congressman Seth Moulton: We should not let ISIS win by giving in to fearmongering and changing our values. We must remain steadfast and resolute in who we are as a people and a nation: a beacon of hope for all those “yearning to breathe free.” That is who we have long been. To turn our backs on our heritage and history now is to give ISIS exactly what it wants. Read more here.
Great to see MassDems State Rep. Kevin Honan for his career-long fight against homelessness in his native Allston/Brighton and across the Commonwealth. Read more here.
Dan Kennedy: I’ve tried to be optimistic about Gov. Charlie Baker’s management of the MBTA. But there are some ominous signs that he’s less interested in creating a world-class public transportation system than he is in reducing costs for his non-T-riding supporters Read more here.
Republican Gov. Baker is entitled to his own opinions but now his own facts. After Massachusetts reached historic credit ratings under Gov. Deval Patrick, Republican Baker diverted over $600 million from the rainy day fund and is now trying to pass the blame for the S&P’s outlook downgrade. Read more here.
New York Times cartoonist and Boston resident Brian McFadden included our Gov. Baker in a recent piece on anti-Syrian refugee hysteria that also included fellow Republicans Paul Ryan, Donald Trump and George and Jeb Bush. Really putting Massachusetts on the map here Governor… Read more here.
Happy Thanksgiving from MassDems
In case you missed it, SNL put together a solid game plan for dealing with your nutty, conservative relatives this Thursday. Enjoy! Watch it here