Maine governor to flight simulator: I want to blow up the Portland Press Herald building

Fighter jet simulator to Maine Gov. Paul LePage:
Would you like to blow up anything?
Gov. LePage at the controls:
“I want to find the Press Herald building and blow it up.”

The Press Herald reports:

The governor’s spokeswoman said in an email that LePage was clearly joking and was responding to a question from the simulator who asked the governor if he’d like to blow up anything.

* LePage says he’d like to blow up the Press Herald (
* LePage has long had a frosty relationship with Maine papers (
* June 19: LePage says he’ll no longer talk to the Press Herald (