The backlash continues today over Governor Patrick's botched handling of the Senator Marian Walsh fiasco. The Boston Globe's Adrian Walker questions the Governor's actions, saying, "this fiasco was like Christmas for cynics."
Senator Walsh was originally offered a $175,000 a year salary for a position at HEFA that has been unfilled for more than 10 years. This decision was not received well by the public or the press. A week later, amid a storm of controversy, Walsh's salary was reduced to $120,000 a year. Still, the public outrage continued. So, needless to say Senator Walsh has decided to take her name out of the running, however the controversy seems to continue on.
Click here to read Walker's piece in today's Globe.