Election 2016

Maine’s Human Bowling Jacket of a Governor Hates Free Monuments

esquire.comUp in Maine, there was a kind of quirky local hero named Roxanne Quimby, whose family has a lot of money and owns a lot of land, and the Quimbys are offering 87,000 acres of their land to you and me for a new national monument, and they’re also offering 40 million of their dollars to pay for the new national monument’s general maintenance and upkeep.

However, because this is the United States of America, and we have the capacity not only to look a gift horse in the mouth but to shove a hand grenade halfway down the poor beast’s gullet, there is what The Portland Press-Herald calls “local opposition” to this proposal.

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