THE MASHPEE Wampanoag tribe made a strong moral case that it deserved a head start in the casino race in Southeastern Massachusetts. But the tribe has been unable to capitalize on the leg up it was granted in the 2011 legislation. Now, it is lashing out at the state Gaming Commission for opening the process to other bidders. This misstep could backfire against the tribe, and it ought to tone down its rhetoric now. Continue reading…..