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Former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich is staying politically active and highly critical of the man who defeated him in 2006, Gov. Martin O'Malley. Here's what Ehrlich wrote in a fundraising letter, according to the Washington Post :
"Today, Martin O'Malley's political monopoly controls the governor's office, the Maryland Senate, the Maryland House of Delegates, the Maryland Attorney General, the Maryland Comptroller, and two of Maryland's major newspapers," Ehrlich writes. "This monopoly moves in lock step to raise taxes, increase spending, hurt small businesses and pander to liberal special interests. As we saw in the past, dissent is not allowed and debate is squashed."
The unanswered question is whether Ehrlich is preparing for another race for governor in 2010.
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