January 15

Attorney general should forgo attacks on governor

LETTER

Attorney General Janet Mills is attacking Gov. Paul LePage yet again, as noted a recent Morning Sentinel article, (“Maine AG to LePage: Make taxpayer-funded welfare study public”).

I want readers to understand that the state of Maine’s Constitution is unusual in that the political party that controls the Legislature appoints the attorney general, the secretary of state and the treasurer. The Democrats took over the Maine Legislature in 2010 elections. And since her political appointment, Mills has spent most of her time goading our governor, much to the detriment of her doing a job as attorney general, work that actually would benefit Maine and Mainers.

Come November, we all need to be doubly sure to get rid of the Democratic majority in both houses of the Legislature. The Democrats are the ones who are responsible for Maine being in debt, something that is gobbling up more money every month from Maine’s fiscal ability. And Mills is wasting enough Maine taxpayer money all by her lawyer-ness self, nit-picking every issue she can dream up, trying to irritate the governor.

Don RobertsonLimestone
Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at OnlineSentinel.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)