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Gomez’s goal — sensible centrism

Given a choice between an orthodox conservative and a lock-step liberal, Massachusetts will choose the liberal nine times out of 10. Actually, make that 10 out of 10.

But a pragmatic centrist versus a predictable progressive? Certainly when it comes to governors, this state has been willing to go that Republican route. See Messrs. Weld, Cellucci, and, at least as a gubernatorial candidate, Mitt Romney.

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