Professor of Government and Goldfarb Center Director Dan Shea gave a talk titled “Dazed and Confused: What We Now Know … and Don’t Know About Presidential Elections” at the 27th Annual Maine Town Meeting at the Margaret Chase Smith Library. Columnist George Smith agreed with Shea’s opening comment, which came from Charlie Cragin, chairman of the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation: “Ethics in politics is an oxymoron.” “Boy, he got that right,” Smith wrote June 29 for the Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal.