Just before 11 pm last night, Paul LePage took to the podium at Champions in Waterville. His supporters, who had been milling around, munching on taquitos, guacamole, cheese, and crackers, and fruit (while sipping from a full cash bar), were thrilled to see him. They were nervous. Early returns were showing a much closer-than-expected race between LePage and Cutler.
If you can't make it to the Colbert/Stewart rally in DC on October 30, consider heading up to Augusta from 1 to 4 pm, when the Maine Patriots and the Maine Refounders will hold a rally in Capitol Park.
Here's the release, which says they're going to let politicians and civil-service workers "know that we are here, we are watching, and the old game is over!" But they're going to do without signs, which should be left "at home."