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Opinion

SCOT LEHIGH

Patrick needs to get off his high horse

A HIGH HORSE is not a particularly appealing mode of political transport. Nor a particularly effective one.

And yet, that’s been Governor Patrick’s preferred ride these last few months. The governor has managed to sour his relationship with the legislative leadership and bring the Senate president and House speaker into an alliance against him, even while blaming the media for tensions born of his own moralistic manner.

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