Skip to comments.Hitching His Wagon to Obama’s Star: a Republican Senator (Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts)
Posted on 09/08/2012 7:59:44 PM PDT by EveningStar
President Obama is appearing in yet another television commercial in the Massachusetts Senate race. This time, it was not produced by the Democratic candidate, Elizabeth Warren, but by the Republican, Senator Scott P. Brown.
The advertisement, which was scheduled to start running on Saturday, shows Mr. Obama praising Mr. Brown for sponsoring a bill to end insider trading in Congress. As Mr. Obama signs the measure into law, he thanks Mr. Brown, saying, Good job.
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Brown is a RINO POS.
I can’t wait until his seat is up.
I knew Brown was scum when he stated his views on the sanctity of life.
That’s kind of messed up.
Ending insider trading for members of Congress is a good thing?
If this were a Senator from a red state or even a swing state, it’d be treasonous. But this is deep blue Massachusetts. An ‘R’ in Mass is a bonus, and an extra vote for repeal Obamacare. So whatever it takes.
Whatever it takes, except breaking the law, to keep Warren from having a term in the U. S. Senate, do it!
And the NY Slimes posted this to insure the fake Indian gets the votes. Give me a break. He’s a Rhino, but he’s our Rhino for now.
Eh. Brown’s doing what he has to do to win in a state like Massachusetts. Not my favorite Senator, but I’ll take him over Warren in a heartbeat. He’s been pretty good on economic and terrorism issues, and he *did* vote against Kagan’s nomination, which is more than some other Republican Senators can say. I don’t think we’ll elect better in Mass.
South Carolina, however, is a far different matter. Graham is overdue for a good primary challenge.
You win the cigar. :)
“Brown is a RINO POS.
I cant wait until his seat is up.”
Yes, it would be far better if Elizabeth Warren wins. She’ll work much better with Obama when he’s reelected. /sarc
Actually, sometimes it’s good to adopt the enemy’s tactics if in the situation it makes sense. Liberals all the time run commercials that imply well-know conservatives appreciate them—just to get the vote of the ignorant who will think they’re voting for a conservative.
Turn about is fair play IMHO. For a Senator from liberal Massachusetts who was elected in a special election to fill a seat for only two years he’s voting with conservatives as much as he can. If he’s reelected to a six-year term in November, I expect his conservative rating will rise very substantially.
It’s a terrible thing. I want my Congressman to sell stock we both own based on privileged information that I don’t have. I want him to sell that stock while I’m left holding the bag. Yessiree, it’s a terrible thing not to allow them to use insider information.
Brown is a RINO POS.
I cant wait until his seat is up.
Well, his seat is up this year. What of it? Do you support Fauxcahontas?
Would you prefer a Democrat? And please don't cough up that old "there's no difference" canard. We're talking about which party controls the Senate here.
One thing we know for sure, though.
Scott will vote to repeal Obamacare!
He originally campaigned as "The 41st vote against Obamacare".
And that's good enough for me.....
What?.... does this make ANY sense? I’m not getting it...
It’s up now. Do you prefer warren??? If she wins she’ll possibly be the Dems vp in 2016.
Give me Scott over Warren..Please..
It’s Massachusettts .
If you can’t find a Democrat, get yourself a Massachusetts Republican.
Scott Brown is a dolt.
yes. Brown needs a tea party like Lugar next time.
All those “Rs”, vote for “Rs”.
Hell yes! Using insider information to take advantage of stock purchases and sales is a God given right and RINOS like Senator Brown should be thrown out of office and replaced by a person with Native American blood, who understands the needs of the common man.
We have to be VERY VERY CAREFUL in what we wish for in assuming a GOP victory in a RINO dominated leftist liberal state is a good thing.
This guy demonstrated long ago that there was a reason he beat the Dem out in the election in Massachusetts - and it wasn’t because he was a paragon of conservatism.
This political Jujitsu, read nothing else into it. Yes he’s a RINO, but right now he’s our RINO. Political transformations do not take quantum leaps. To go from left to right you have to drag the population through the center.
Scott Brown is the most conservative Republican who can beat the Democrat in Massachusetts.
Mitt Romney was NOT the most conservative Republican in the presidential primary who could beat Obama.
I thought they lied from day 1 because his wife never showed up until he was elected.
With all due respect, which office have you chosen to run for? It is one thing to complain about these “terrible Republicans,” but another to actuallly run for an office in an effort to replace them if you think that is what needs to be done.
Even with this, I will take Brown over Warren any day.
there be 1.8 million Obama voters in MASS ... maybe a little less considering it is a Romney home state. Maybe 1.65 million. Regardless, Scott Brown needs 400,000 of these people to vote for him to get re-elected.
he will succeed.
Bashing Obambi ain’t good strategy.
Maybe Brownie should just come out and say he is a “conservative Republican and if ya like Obama don’t vote for me.”
That’s probably an effective ad in a toilet like Massachusetts.
Chief Random, you come here of own free will. Knowing that you find idiot Injuns wandering and commenting. Surprised?
Tell them to move to Massachoosee and get conservative elected and report back when mission accomplished. Tell them to take enough supplies to last 40 years.
Cherokee nation rises again. Massachoosee is Indian word for Communist Squaw.
You are right, of course.
Pols of both stripes do things like this all the time.
This is really not a big deal, at all, in any way.
I feel like this article was written so the Right would get their knickers in a twist over it and lose support for Scott Brown.
He may not be the biggest conservative who ever lived, but he seems like a good person and is beyond a shadow of a doubt far better than Big Chief Warren or any other dem who would be elected from Mass.
“I thought they lied from day 1 because his wife never showed up until he was elected.”
I’m not entirely sure what you are getting at here, but Brown’s wife is a reporter on a TV news show up there so it may well be that they/she/her employer felt that her campaigning with him was not appropriate.
Like I say, I’m not sure if this answers anything, and I’m not sure my comment is accurate, but, what the heck, why let that stop me?
HIS WIFE WORKED FOR THE LOCAL TV STATION AND IT WAS CONSIDERED A CONFLICT FOR HER TO STUMP WITH HIM.
Unlike the faux ‘poor’ faux ‘indian’s, this family couldn’t take the financial hit of her quitting her job just to see him through a campaign to ‘take the Kennedy Seat’ when at the time it appeared to be an extremely long shot.
THEN, ObamaCare and the controvery raised up....suddenly Brown went ahead of Coakley as money poured in from all over the country to turn the seat into ‘The PEOPLE’S Seat’....
Fauxcahontas LOL Love this!
“It is one thing to complain about these terrible Republicans,”
You said they were “terrible”, I didn’t. Some people like this “R” and other people like that “R”.
Scott Brown is up for reelection in November against the vile OWS-adoring, phony Cherokee-claiming 1-percenter herself Elizabeth Warren. She is probably to the left of Obama.
Scott Brown is the Anglo Marco Rubio.
I don't know where you're from but I'll bet the clothes on my back that you've never even *been* to Massachusetts,let alone lived here.With that assumption in mind I,a *lifelong* resident of Massachusetts,will just gently say this to ya....a "Tea Party" candidate for Senate wouldn't get 30% of the vote in Massachusetts.
That might not be the case in Indiana...or Texas...or even Florida.But Massachusetts is different....much different.
Brown like you know what. Massachusettes is suffering from metal illness, test the water.
Which is why I drive through Canada to avoid it
I don't blame you.The only reason I'm still here is because my family's here.However,I'm giving *very* serious thought to leaving this dump and moving to southern New Hampshire.That way,I'd still be close to my family in the Boston area but I'd escape the likes of "Coupe Deval" Patrick,Kerry,Frank and the stifling taxes (NH has *very* low taxes and always has).
Brown has little chance to make a national ticket and in the senate, he'll vote with the Republicans far more than Warren will. The nation is better off with Brown in the senate than Warren.