|Judy Taylor´s 36-foot wide mural banned by Maine´s Gov. Paul LePage|
|Three mural panels by Judy Taylor|
When the feds weighed in this week, requesting a piece of the commission should the state sell Taylor´s mural at auction.
|Gov. Paul LePage|
|Admirers of Judy Taylor´s Maine mural 2008|
|2008 opening reception for Judy Taylor´s mural|
On 1 April, some plaintiff´s personal injury lawyers, always looking for free publicity, filed a suit against LePage (perhaps to commemorate an April fool), demanding he disclose where he hid the mural.
On 6 April, Maine´s Tea Party announced that these wavering, weak Republicans should, like the mural, be banned, relegated to the basement of politics.
They´re the "Gang of Eight," nothing but "a bunch of R.I.N.O.s," Richard Ashcroft railed on the Tea Party´s website, www.themaineteaparty.com on 6 April. (A R.I.N.O. is a Republican In Name Only.)
LePage blamed the press for creating a "distraction."
|Judy Taylor, 2008 mural panel|