Mad Scientist Next Governor of Massachusetts?

Massachusetts can add another name to the mix of hardcore socialists running the state--maybe. Dr. Donald Berwick, former head of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid is seriously mulling a run for governor in 2014. The current governor, Deval Patrick is expected to step down after a second term. The Boston Globe reports Berwick formed a fundraising committee this week to test the waters in the same state that just elected Occupy Wall Street's Elizabeth Warren to the U.S. Senate.  From the Globe: "I'm getting more and more serious," he said Tuesday night. Berwick's interest in the position came as something of a surprise when it surfaced publicly two weeks ago, given his lack of experience in electoral politics. "I haven't made a final decision," he said." 'Seriously considering' is still the right way to put it...Berwick said he has not set a timeline for making a final decision. But he continues to sound like a candidate as he talks...(Read Full Post)