If only state Legislators could dine and dash! Indeed, a costly bill is being delivered to their table and nobody seems to have enough in their pockets to pay for it.
Nope, the only bucks they can find are of the passing variety.
So, of course, that leaves lawmakers scrambling to avoid an embarrassing scene, sniffing for revenue wherever it might bubble up — particularly, and in true Bay State style, in the form of divisive and expensive new taxes.
This has Hitch searching for the right words.