February 2nd. 2006
Sent to but not published by the Boston Globe

It is hard to understand what motivated Tom Reilly and Marie St. Fleur except expediency and ambition. Both broke their promises of implicit support to other candidates for Lieutenant Governor: Reilly to Mayor Murray of Worcester; St. Fleur to Deborah Goldberg.

Robert W. Service wrote: "Now a promise made is a debt unpaid, and the trail has its own stern code."

Today, St. Fleur is now that much deeper in debt and for Reilly the trail to election as Governor is a lot tougher