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New Mass. senator Scott Brown says nude Cosmo photos helped get him where he is today
New York Daily News ^ | Sunday, January 31st 2010 | Elizabeth Hays

Posted on 02/01/2010 5:13:28 PM PST by presidio9

Newly-elected Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown on Sunday defended his nude photo spread from his college days - and said the racy pictures helped get him where he is today.

"If I hadn't done that ... I never would have been sitting here with you," said Brown in an interview with Barbara Walters on ABC News' "This Week."

"It's all connected," added Brown, a Republican who was elected to fill the seat of the late Ted Kennedy in an upset that has put President Obama's agenda in turmoil.

Brown, who took it all off for Cosmopolitan magazine in 1982, said the steamy shots gave him the exposure he needed to launch a public career.

"I was 22 years old there and thrust in the spotlight because of what I did with the Cosmo thing," Brown said.

The hunky lawmaker joked about the photos and offered to autograph a copy of the magazine for Walters.

"Oh, yeah. The good old days. Do you want me to sign it?" he said to laughs.

Brown's comments came a day after his racy pictures were lampooned in a "Saturday Night Live" sketch.

The skit depicted Democratic heavyweights Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer and others dreaming of Brown's beefcake body instead of getting to work salvaging stalled health care reforms.

During yesterday's interview, Brown shot down critics who have said the photos would have torpedoed a female politician's career.

He even said he wouldn't be against his own daughters posing nude.

"I would leave it up to their discretion," said Brown, who raised eyebrows during his victory speech for introducing his college-age daughters as "available."

On weightier matters, Brown suggested he would vote with Republicans on fiscal matters but not necessarily social ones.

He said he would've voted to reappoint Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and shrugged off rumors of a future presidential run.

"I don't even have a business card. I haven't even been sworn in," he said. "It's overwhelming, and it's extremely humbling. I don't know ... what else to tell you."


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 2sick4words; pervert; sick; sicksick

1 posted on 02/01/2010 5:13:33 PM PST by presidio9
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To: presidio9

This guy should be a bit more circumspect. He didn’t have to make a bunch of promises to get elected, but he is already boxing himself in before he gets wind of any facts.


2 posted on 02/01/2010 5:16:18 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: presidio9

Next up, a romantic shoot for Playgirl with Levi.


3 posted on 02/01/2010 5:18:03 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: presidio9

I think we need to be supportive of his daughters’ decision to pose nude. It could be very healing for them, right fellas?


4 posted on 02/01/2010 5:20:23 PM PST by toddausauras
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To: presidio9
nudge nudge Pictures, Images and Photos

"Snap, snap, wink, wink, nudge, nudge, say no more!?"

5 posted on 02/01/2010 5:20:56 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: presidio9

Honesty will get a politician elected and may get him in trouble.

Hiding the truth gets many politicians elected and lying keeps them in office.

Scott Brown is honest - he better keep his sense of humor - he’s gonna need it.


6 posted on 02/01/2010 5:21:20 PM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption.)
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To: shalom aleichem
"If I hadn't done that ... I never would have been sitting here with you," said Brown in an interview with Barbara Walters

And the historically nasty archaeoskank Barbara Walters could say exactly the same thing, but they'd lose their license if they aired photos of THAT.

7 posted on 02/01/2010 5:22:08 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: presidio9
I'm not against it either...


8 posted on 02/01/2010 5:26:56 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: presidio9

Racy photos like that would have torpedoed a female REPUBLICAN politician.


9 posted on 02/01/2010 5:27:13 PM PST by psjones (u)
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To: toddausauras

Well, It’s not like I’m praying for Ayla to pose naked LOL. SB is a fiscal conservative which is important to me. I am assuming he’s a social lib but what matters is that he understands that the Fed not be in the people’s way and he’s pro-military.


10 posted on 02/01/2010 5:28:48 PM PST by max americana
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To: presidio9
He even said he wouldn't be against his own daughters posing nude.

That's got to be as welcome as a ghetto blaster next door to a Century 21 open house.

The upbeat church social, just went deadly silent....

11 posted on 02/01/2010 5:31:09 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: presidio9
THEIRS



OURS



12 posted on 02/01/2010 5:33:49 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: presidio9

....argh.....:^(


13 posted on 02/01/2010 5:36:56 PM PST by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: presidio9
OMG!

The liberal Massachusetts voters elected a "less than conservative" Republican over an uber-liberal Democrat, in order to send a message to Obama that his 'ObamaCare' is not acceptable, even to them!

This is HUGH and SERIES!

We're doomed!


14 posted on 02/01/2010 5:38:26 PM PST by airborne ("Peace, Love, Dope" has now become "Hope, Change, Obama" !!!)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast; shalom aleichem

I’m looking at that photo and wondering how you can say for sure that Senator Brown is “circumspect.” His forearm is blocking any evidence of a circumspection. He could be fully intact for all you know.


15 posted on 02/01/2010 5:38:45 PM PST by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does)
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To: presidio9

I don’t know what to say to this. Brown needs to be more careful what he says to media, that’s for sure! But he is new to the media attention, perhaps he needs some advice from a former Republican VP candidate?


16 posted on 02/01/2010 5:38:56 PM PST by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: presidio9
The skit depicted Democratic heavyweights Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer and others dreaming of Brown's beefcake body...

Why do they leave off Barney Frank? That was the funniest part. How queer.

17 posted on 02/01/2010 5:39:09 PM PST by Plutarch
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To: AndrewB

Looks like they’re on their way to a Jimmy Buffett concert. No, wait, Scott would be in a coconut bra and grass skirt, too.


18 posted on 02/01/2010 5:39:19 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (We'll remember in November!)
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To: presidio9

I assume he meant that he used the money he got from the photo shoot to help pay off his law school debt. Otherwise, I don’t see how it boosted his career as a real estate lawyer and state senator.


19 posted on 02/01/2010 5:40:10 PM PST by Andy'smom
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
"...archaeoskank..."

LOL...great appellation!

20 posted on 02/01/2010 5:43:30 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: airborne

LOL...doomed to be bit by moose...


21 posted on 02/01/2010 5:45:30 PM PST by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

LOL. So true.


22 posted on 02/01/2010 5:47:53 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: presidio9

Why did your post bring up a vision of the wattles around McCain’s neck are actually upper foreskin?


23 posted on 02/01/2010 5:51:41 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: AndrewB

Oh dear God, if Sarah had a photo like that with Willow and Bristol in circulation, she would be cast as the madame from Wasillia in a NY minute.

Scott Brown would be much better off if he were a little more circumspect in his comments to the MSM. Stuff you say on film has a way of coming back to bite you in the rear unless you are BHO.


24 posted on 02/01/2010 5:54:28 PM PST by lovesdogs
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To: gidget7
I don’t know what to say to this. Brown needs to be more careful what he says to media, that’s for sure! But he is new to the media attention, perhaps he needs some advice from a former Republican VP candidate?

You are way too kind. He's just getting warmed up. An ego the size of a mountain, and the wrong, wrong, views "on life." Men like this are a dime a dozen when you're twenty years old. After a couple of decades most of them grow up. How long will it take for a publication to ask him to pose nude again? And will he accept?
25 posted on 02/01/2010 5:59:55 PM PST by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: presidio9
As an aside, this sentence jumped out at me:

The skit depicted Democratic heavyweights Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer and others dreaming of Brown's beefcake body instead of getting to work salvaging stalled health care reforms.

"Others"?? Why not just say Barney Frank?

26 posted on 02/01/2010 6:51:11 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: presidio9
"If I hadn't done that ... I never would have been sitting here with you,"

You shouldn't have done it, Scott.

He even said he wouldn't be against his own daughters posing nude.

Nothing like having dad pimp for you.

We.Are.So.Screwed.

27 posted on 02/01/2010 9:32:39 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (governance is not sovereignty [paraphrasing Bishop Fulton Sheen].)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Hmm, he said he would leave up to their discretion, which doesn’t mean the same as saying ‘he wouldn’t mind’. I wonder if he actually said he wouldn’t mind if they posed nude.
Having done it himself, he couldn’t very well tell them not to do it. I could just hear the argument, ‘but dad,you did it, you’re just being a hypocrite’.


28 posted on 02/01/2010 9:54:11 PM PST by psjones (u)
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To: psjones
Hmm, he said he would leave up to their discretion, which doesn’t mean the same as saying ‘he wouldn’t mind’. I wonder if he actually said he wouldn’t mind if they posed nude.

Of course. Since man has evolved out of the need for the backbone, I guess we're being dogmatic to expect anything in the way of convictions (read: leadership) from fathers and self-styled political leaders.

"Oh, dearest, it's up to you if you want to sell your soul or not -- I wouldn't dream of interfering with your choice."

Then, too, is the more obvious take on his comments: "Now that I'm famous, my daughter can namer her price. What a great dad I am."

29 posted on 02/02/2010 10:20:56 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (governance is not sovereignty [paraphrasing Bishop Fulton Sheen].)
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To: psjones
Having done it himself, he couldn’t very well tell them not to do it. I could just hear the argument, ‘but dad,you did it, you’re just being a hypocrite’.

I see. So you're of the school that says, nobody who has ever done anything stupid has any moral authority to tell anyone else they ought not do something stupid.

It's hard enough living in a world where people think like that. I can at least take comfort that I'm not a fellow traveller.

30 posted on 02/02/2010 10:23:05 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (governance is not sovereignty [paraphrasing Bishop Fulton Sheen].)
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