Asked about former state Sen. Ernie Newton, a convicted felon, winning the Democratic Party nod in Bridgeport, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy resisted getting involved.
“It’s a local issue,” he said.
But Malloy was game to take a dig at another convicted felon who has re-entered the public spotlight after exiting prison — former Gov. John G. Rowland.
“He’s not on the radio with a radio show so ummm…” he said of Newton, a not-so-side reference to Rowland’s radio program on WTIC-AM. “The thing about a radio show is that people can decide not to listen, which surely I do.”