The school yard bully taunt was front-page news for the Kennebec Journal on Aug. 17: “and the Democrats, if you think they hate me now…Wow!”

It is so obvious that the governor of Maine relishes inspiring hate among the lawmakers of our state. Or at least, with a smirk, he hopes it will.

Gov. Paul LePage and the other non-newspaper reading wise guys need a time out.

Shelia Stratton

Augusta