FBI Data Fail To Back Up Maine Gov On Blacks, Drugs

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No law enforcement statistics come close to backing up Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s assertion that blacks and Hispanics account for ‘‘90-plus percent’’ of heroin-trafficking arrests in the state, the Associated Press reports. LePage, who told the Portland NAACP chapter to ‘‘kiss my butt’’ and blamed out-of-state drug dealers for impregnating ‘‘young white . . .

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