Maine Governor Paul LePage, a Tea Party favorite, is a guy who believes all the right wing memes. He is hostile to government benefits to anyone but business, anti-affirmative action, hostile to environmental regulation, etc. He is given to provocative oddball statements. It seems that some of these come from his indulgence of the insurrectionary wing of dissenters who call themselves Sovereign Citizens. Below is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of As Maine Went: Governor Paul LePage and the Tea Party Takeover of Maine, by Mike Tipping, posted today by Talking Points Memo.Why Did Maine's Governor Conspire With 'Sovereign Citizen' Extremists?
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