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Dems don’t like Mike: “He’s not a brain guy”

In a secret recording released by the Maine GOP Tuesday morning, a Democratic state senator questions Democratic governor candidate Michael Michaud’s intelligence and tells a constituent he prefers independent Eliot Cutler.

“So, Michaud is… much Michaud is.. umm he’s not the… he’s good, he’s good, he’s strong; high average, but he’s not a brain guy,” said Sen. Geoff Gratwick (D-Penobscot), in the one-minute edited recording.

“Appears I would have probably if it were Michaud and Cutler, I probably would have probably voted for Cutler, because I think he’s probably more measured and brighter,” Gratwick said.