Governor LePage Says He’s Going to Run Away and Join the Circus if He Doesn’t Get a TV in His Room. I Think I Saw That Episode of Gidget In 1965

LePage's TV

paul lepageAUGUSTA, Maine — Democratic legislative leaders said Thursday that Republican Gov. Paul LePage told them he would move his office from the State House in a protest over not being able to have a television display outside his office. But LePage said his staff would remain there “until partisan leaders of the Legislature choose to evict them.” Democrats said LePage was angered he was not being allowed to place a television screen outside his office displaying the number of days it has been since he submitted a budget to the Legislature and also the number of days since he offered a plan to pay off approximately $484 million in state Medicaid debt to hospitals.  (read more at the Bangor Daily News)