From 2005 to this year, Purdue Pharma alone spent more than $700,000 hiring four outfits to push its agenda on Beacon Hill.
Governor Deval Patrick
Those chosen will then compete in a draw-off at the Palm downtown on a date TBD, with the winner landing the resident artist gig...to handle any of the 6-12 faces per month the Palm will be assigning at $65/face. Do the math.
I covered his administration. I would often stalk him by his black SUV in the horseshoe driveway in back of City Hall to press him on the news of the day. Some days, he’d be furious with me about something I had written. Other times, he’d shrug the hit off with a snarky quip. The man was not short on wit.