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Opinion

Joan Vennochi

Weld is not the GOP’s best bet

For all the hypocrisy he brings to the table when it comes to prosecutorial excess, Bill Weld said what a lot of Massachusetts movers and shakers were thinking.

Tim Cahill’s crime was politics as usual, Weld told the Boston Herald in a recent interview; pursuing the former state treasurer on political corruption charges was a mistake on the part of Attorney General Martha Coakley, the former governor said.

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