Dem Rep Admits: “I’d rather be Santa than Scrooge…”


Diane Russell

Rep. Diane Russell, D-Portland

A Portland Democrat said on Monday she would “rather be Santa than Scrooge,” referring to her party’s unwavering support for growing Maine’s welfare system.

Rep. Diane Russell (D-Portland)’s comment followed an exchange between Maine Democratic Party Chairman, Republican Party Executive Director Jason Savage, and The Maine Wire Editor Steve Robinson:









Last year, Russell introduced legislation to sell the Blaine House, where Gov. Paul LePage currently resides, in order to teach him a lesson about homelessness.




About Steve Robinson

Steve Robinson is the former editor of The Maine Wire and currently the executive producer of the Kirk Minihane Show. Follow him on Twitter @BigSteve207.

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