Nah. It has to be Massachusetts. Their corruption is systemic. Ever heard of Ted Kennedy? The Big Dig? Harvard University?
The rest are bush league.
By the way, I'm not from Massachusetts. God smiled on me.
posted on 10/18/2002 5:02:57 PM PDT
Well, I've lived in a bunch of them, and I'm something of a political expert, but I'd say Maryland, Louisiana, and Rhode Island probably take the cake. New Jersey and Massachusetts still have a number of good, effective, and honest local governments, as does California. To be really, totally corrupt, a state has to have all the governments -- state, county, town -- in on the scam.
Don't forget Massport and the subsequent lax security at Logan airport. We all know what that led to...
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