If Olga Roche were British, she would have resigned long ago.
But she’s not, and so she’s still here, with the word embattled forever attached, like a tattoo, to her and the agency she allegedly leads, the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.
I have never met Olga Roche, and for all I know she is a very nice person. I know people who think as much.
But she is presiding over a deeply troubled agency, charged with protecting the most vulnerable citizens of the Commonwealth, and her staying in her position, in the wake of such scandal, is the height of arrogance.
It is also, for Massachusetts, typical.
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