The Iowa caucuses are just two weeks and a day away – which means the New Hampshire primary is also bearing down. New polls show Newt Gingrich may have peaked, Mitt Romney still doingwell in New Hampshire and –in a surprise surge – Texas congressman Ron Paul is now leading in Iowa. We’ll mull all that over plus the Boston Globe’s astounding report yesterday that former Chelsea Housing director Michael McLaughlin (above) only showed up for 15 full days of work while collecting $360,000 last year.
Garrett Quinn, author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
David Kravitz, co-founder of the website Blue Mass Group