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Swept off our feet (Scott Brown)
Boston Globe ^ | January 20, 2010 | Brian McGrory

Posted on 01/20/2010 9:38:10 AM PST by La Lydia

I’m going to need some Advil and a cold compress, please. I’m the Massachusetts Electorate, and I have what is bar none the absolute worst hangover of my entire voting life...Think, Electorate, think. What did I do?

This much I’m starting to remember. Martha and I walked into the party and everything seemed to be going fine. She wasn’t talking much, but she never really does, and she wasn’t exactly pushing me to bare my soul, either...

And now I’m vaguely recalling that stranger across the room, the one in the barn jacket who kept smiling at me and seemed to know my name. Martha vanished for a while, and - is it bad that I’m saying this? - I didn’t really care. Suddenly, that tall, handsome man was standing at my side doing something that Martha rarely did - offering to pay for drinks, chatting me up, curious what was on my mind...

Scott! That was his name. Lived near the outlet stores. Talked a lot about being smarter with money. I know, not like Martha, who always had some expensive home renovation project up her sleeve.

And then, I remember that time itself seemed to stop...We were on the dance floor, Scott and I, moving to the music, his hands all over my body politic. Everyone was watching, and I mean everyone - fellow partygoers, bartenders, passersby staring in the windows. Look at me, the Massachusetts Electorate, the bellwether of America!

I think I took my shirt off. I think I didn’t care. I remember something about Scott in a pair of Calvin Klein jockey shorts, but it may have been a picture he showed me from his wallet...

(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bostonglobe4nyt; daterape; democratdespair; humor; jaysonblair; nyt; sjc4nyt
Gotta love this. Sweetness and Light says: "This is unreal. And (as the kids say, despite their schools’ best efforts) so geh. And yes, we double checked. Mr. McGrory is purported to be a male."
1 posted on 01/20/2010 9:38:12 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia
"I’m going to need some Advil and a cold compress, please."

Yeah, take some Midol too ya pansy.

2 posted on 01/20/2010 9:40:41 AM PST by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: La Lydia

I read this earlier. You need to put a waring for this story. It was truly the sickest thing I ever read in the Globe.


3 posted on 01/20/2010 9:41:21 AM PST by outpostinmass2
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To: La Lydia

the amount of lies the globe did about Brown was disgusting and I hope the poeple of MA stop buying that liberal rag.


4 posted on 01/20/2010 9:41:25 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: La Lydia
And yes, we double checked. Mr. McGrory is purported to be a male."

Well, he may have the physical attributes...

5 posted on 01/20/2010 9:41:31 AM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: La Lydia

I suspect this Nancy-boy is the offspring of the late and unlamented ultra-lefty columnist Mary McGrory.


6 posted on 01/20/2010 9:42:22 AM PST by Charlemagne on the Fox
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To: La Lydia

This is sick.


7 posted on 01/20/2010 9:42:34 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Mass. elects Scott Brown. NVA:" for the first time in my adult life I am proud of my birth state")
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To: outpostinmass2

the globe did everything they could to stop Brown form winning so expect more lies about him over the next two years form the globe

sad part is that some will buy into their crap


8 posted on 01/20/2010 9:43:34 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: outpostinmass2

I thought it was pretty funny. Sorry you were offended. But really, this is the most entertaining article the droning, preachy, boring, predictable Globe has published in several years.


9 posted on 01/20/2010 9:43:43 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: Charlemagne on the Fox

They are cousins.


10 posted on 01/20/2010 9:45:01 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

I nearly puked at the article


11 posted on 01/20/2010 9:45:24 AM PST by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: Enterprise

You know what would make me feel better, just looking at Senator Browns old Cosmo spread. It does the heart good. He’s still quite a looker.


12 posted on 01/20/2010 9:45:30 AM PST by brwnsuga (Not a Slave!)
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To: La Lydia
Awww, it's a bromance!
13 posted on 01/20/2010 9:46:13 AM PST by Redgirl (Capitalism - it does a country good.)
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To: brwnsuga
Yes! The men have Sarah. The ladies deserve some eye candy too.
14 posted on 01/20/2010 9:49:34 AM PST by Redgirl (Capitalism - it does a country good.)
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To: La Lydia
We were on the dance floor, Scott and I, moving to the music, his hands all over my body politic.

Like this?

15 posted on 01/20/2010 9:56:20 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: La Lydia
Was that “Brian” or “Bro-Anne?”
16 posted on 01/20/2010 9:56:42 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (D-R-I-N-K-Y-O-U-R-O-B-A-M-A-T-I-N-E)
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To: NonValueAdded

Did you hear Chrissy Matthews discussing Brown’s masculinity? I think he was gettin’ another tingle and it wasn’t in his leg.


17 posted on 01/20/2010 9:59:24 AM PST by des
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To: La Lydia

Rush really hit this lame article today for using date rape as a metaphor for Scott Brown’s victory.

- JP


18 posted on 01/20/2010 9:59:55 AM PST by Josh Painter ("We cannot spare this woman. She fights" - David Karki re: Sarah Palin)
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To: La Lydia

They don’t know why they’re going broke.


19 posted on 01/20/2010 10:11:16 AM PST by sig226 (Bring back Jimmy Carter!)
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To: La Lydia

What actually happened was that the electorate
woke up with the hangover and their butt hurts
because because they didn’t realize that they
had gotten in to bed with an ideological pervert
until now and they need to be tested for political
STD’s.


20 posted on 01/20/2010 10:15:37 AM PST by Cyber Ninja (His legacy is a stain OnTheDress)
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To: La Lydia

Boom Chuga Luga Luga, Boom Chuga Luga Luga

Yea Team.


21 posted on 01/20/2010 10:21:26 AM PST by jongaltsr
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To: La Lydia

THIS was written by a man??? Yikes.


22 posted on 01/20/2010 10:21:35 AM PST by pgkdan ( I miss Ronald Reagan!)
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To: La Lydia

This may be the first shot in the strategery to tear Brown to shreds before his re-election in 2012.

Hammers date rape and buyer’s remorse, hangover regrets, and implies a big mistake.

I expect a Palin treatment for him for the next 24 months.

If he’s still strong and organized then, he’ll be a threat to Rep. Frank (D).


23 posted on 01/20/2010 10:23:16 AM PST by DBrow
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To: La Lydia

Laugh. Out loud kind.


24 posted on 01/20/2010 10:24:05 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (Kill them until they stop.)
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To: La Lydia

I thought it was pretty funny as well. Couple of parts drew an outright chuckle. I figure if they are going to self-flagellate for my enjoyment, they should do it with a bit of cleverness.


25 posted on 01/20/2010 10:26:55 AM PST by ScarletRed
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To: La Lydia
This is unreal. And (as the kids say, despite their schools’ best efforts) so geh.

My first thought, as well ... author appears to be a flaming faggot.

26 posted on 01/20/2010 10:29:47 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Josh Painter

So lame he read the ENTIRE THING, OUT LOUD, on air! He thought it was funny, too.


27 posted on 01/20/2010 10:38:25 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: DBrow

How does this tear him to shreds? Only if you take it seriously, which even the author does not. It is what passes for satire in Democratic circles. It is funny. As I said a couple of days ago about Andrew Sullivan (very geh), their knickers are not just in a twist, their knickers are in a Mobius strip of despair. Hence articles like this.


28 posted on 01/20/2010 10:41:32 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: OnTheDress

Too much information!


29 posted on 01/20/2010 10:42:50 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

hahaha! i think it’s funny!


30 posted on 01/20/2010 10:52:24 AM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Redgirl

“Yes! The men have Sarah.”

and all those other bikini threads


31 posted on 01/20/2010 11:02:46 AM PST by ari-freedom (Obamacare: nananana nananana hey hey hey goodbye!)
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To: La Lydia

I don’t think THIS article is tearing him to shreds. I do think it may set a tone.

Buyer’s remorse, stupid mistake, hangover regrets.

Yes it’s satire, of a sort, an attempt to explain the world turning upside down. It’s “funny” in a lefty way. I think you are correct in that it’s the product of despair. To the Glob there is no way to explain the election results as a collective rational decision.


32 posted on 01/20/2010 11:10:24 AM PST by DBrow
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To: La Lydia
this is the most entertaining article the droning, preachy, boring, predictable Globe has published in several years.

So true. It's very cleverly written and made me laugh out loud. I'm afraid some of our fellow Freepers have a limited appreciation of irony and allegory.

33 posted on 01/20/2010 11:22:02 AM PST by Bernard Marx (I don’t trust the reasoning of anyone who writes then when they mean than.)
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To: des

Thank goodness I stopped listening to that girlie man ages ago.


34 posted on 01/20/2010 5:32:02 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Mass. elects Scott Brown. NVA:" for the first time in my adult life I am proud of my birth state")
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