A couple weeks back, Worcester state Rep. Mary S. Keefe joined a bloc of 10 commonwealth legislators who came out in support of a “Yes” vote on Question 4 to legalize marijuana. Which, given the polarizing nature of the topic seemed neither rash nor all that surprising at the time, especially given her city’s position in relation to the potential marijuana business.
Of course, things change quickly in Bay State politics: 119 legislators last week signed a pledge to call on voters to oppose the initiative, signaling trouble ahead at the November polls. Hitch sees this as food for thought.
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