We are unworthy of Mariposa at Beyond 495. Way up and out there, she posted her Christmas present to us in electrons. The evil elf of Fitchburg, the curious Rep. Emile Goguen may not run for re-election.
The infamous Fitchburger would join his anti-gay and anti-same-sex-marriage buddy Rep. Phil Travis in retiring. There's no guarantee that the backwaters won't dredge for like-minded replacements, but we can hope that reason prevails.
With all his free time, perhaps he can backtrack over his legislative career...and find where he left his brain and his compassion.