After harsh words, Maine's LePage to meet Obama

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Republican who made headlines with his "go to hell" remark aimed at President Barack Obama says he's looking forward to meeting his commander in chief on Thursday.

Paul LePage, Kevin Raye
Joel Page

Maine Gov.-elect Paul LePage, left, joined by newly-elected Senate President Kevin Raye, right, addresses the Senate Republican caucus Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, in Augusta, Maine. (AP Photo/Joel Page)

Gov.-elect Paul LePage, who won a five-way race with support of the tea party, is joining other governors-elect in Washington to meet with Obama and to discuss homeland security.

LePage says he looks forward to talking to Obama.

He hasn't changed his message about what he calls burdensome rules and regulations. But he says he'd use different words than he did in September when he told fishermen complaining about federal regulations that "you're going to be seeing a lot of me on the front page, saying 'Governor LePage tells Obama to go to hell.'"

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One must not piss off the

One must not piss off the Gaulieter of the Sun Journal Fraulein Preaves. If you do you will end up in a ???????.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

He said it. He was running

He said it. He was running his mouth out of tune when he said it. And, now, he has to face the community organizer in chief face to face and deal with it. Awfully big flap over nothing.

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Tron

Dude you even make sun flowers look bad!!

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Yeah, like in the Nutcracker.

Yeah, like in the Nutcracker.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

You have amazing powers of

You have amazing powers of observation, rumforddude. Wait'll he wakes up and responds to your post. You're in for a real treat.

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Pirate, did you not mean

Pirate, did you not mean 'sobers up?'

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I would hope Bam-Bam has

I would hope Bam-Bam has enough respect to genuflect or at least bow when he meets LePage. He usually does when he meets leaders.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

A bit of ring kissing might

A bit of ring kissing might be in order.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

oBAMa's getting the same dose

oBAMa's getting the same dose of respect the democRATS gave George Bush.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

I remember Whorehouse Harry

I remember Whorehouse Harry Reid calling Bush a terrorist. Nice; from senate majority leader, no less.

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