Any hopes by the LePage administration and Republicans that they would receive fair treatment from the media must have been pretty much dashed by what they have read and heard since the election. Much of the reporting and opining has taken on a harshly critical tone.
Among the critics has been Steve Mistler, a political reporter for the Lewiston Sun Journal. He also blogs and a recent effort entitled "Team LePage's Teachable Moment" begins this way:
"Nuggets from the notebook while waiting for Gov.-elect Paul LePage to unveil his secret plan for health care …"