Independent gubernatorial candidate Timothy Cahill says he found some common ground with the people attending Wednesday's Tea Party Express on the Boston Common.
Cahill also says he got the sense from the crowd that people feel like their elected officials aren't listening and don't care what the people think.
"They feel like government is being run by insiders and big corporate special interests. People want elected leaders to listen to their input and solve problems. I think that's a lesson that as elected officials, we all would do well to remember. We do work for them, after all," he said in the chat.
A crowd of about 6,000 gathered for the Wednesday rally, which was headlined by former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Cahill is challenging Democratic Governor Deval Patrick in the November election. Grace Ross is also seeking the Democratic nomination. Charles D. Baker and Christy Mihos are hoping to get the nod from the GOP.
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