A tiny mistake in the grand scheme of things, but combine it with her dig at Brown for standing outside Fenway to shake hands and the general perception that he’s more in touch with voters than she is and it’s a big deal. No wonder Ben Smith is pushing it late on a Friday night.

This, of course, is why The One feels okay about going up there. Even if she gets blown out, he can turn around and claim that she only lost because she was a walking disaster whom no one could save. And everyone will believe him. Because he’ll be right. Red-Sox-themed exit question: Is Coakley the Democrats’ Bill Buckner?

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