"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
"Politics begin at home," reads the saying at the top of the Massachusetts Republican Party's News & Events page, which hasn't been updated since this past October. Meantime, five of nine Hot Links to Massachusetts GOP Chartered Organizations are anything but – they're dead. Can anyone name the GOP chairman in Massachusetts? The top return on Googling him is criticism of him as a nonentity, from a Newton Republican activist's website that itself has been out of business for a year.
This in a year the junior senator from the other party will be nominated in Boston as the Democratic candidate for president: So much for at least token resistance in Sen. Kerry's backyard. Politics may begin there, but if the Mass. GOP's lights are on, nobody's home.