Latest polling has Brown pulling away from Coakley

posted at 8:48 am on January 18, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

Two new polls came out late last night that show Scott Brown rolling into Tuesday’s special election with momentum and possibly an insurmountable lead — depending on which poll one prefers.  The new PPP poll shows Brown with a five-point lead and a majority of the vote, 51-46, which this late may mean that majority will have cemented in the three-person race.  A larger majority (58%) believe that Brown made a case for his campaign, while only 41% believe the same about Coakley:

Scott Brown leads Martha Coakley 51-46 in our final Massachusetts Senate poll, an advantage that is within the margin of error for the poll.

Over the last week Brown has continued his dominance with independents and increased his ability to win over Obama voters as Coakley’s favorability numbers have declined into negative territory. At the same time Democratic leaning voters have started to take more interest in the election, a trend that if it continues in the final 36 hours of the campaign could put her over the finish line.

The PPP news isn’t all good:

-Brown is up 64-32 with independents and is winning 20% of the vote from people who supported Barack Obama in 2008 while Coakley is getting just 4% of the McCain vote.

-Brown’s voters continue to be much more enthusiastic than Coakley’s. 80% of his say they’re ‘very excited’ about voting Tuesday while only 60% of hers express that sentiment. But the likely electorate now reports having voted for Barack Obama by 19 points, up from 16 a week ago, and a much smaller drop from his 26 point victory in the state than was seen in Virginia.

On the plus side, the likely voters in the PPP poll still oppose ObamaCare 48/40, which is one of the main issues driving opposition to Coakley.

However, the sample of the PPP poll looks suspect.  Like the ARG poll, it likely overstates Democratic turnout, with a +22 partisan advantage (D-R-I sample 39-17-44).  It does show only a 56-37 split for voters in the 2008 presidential election, but that includes four percent who “don’t remember” which candidate got their vote.  This turnout model is unlikely to match the actual turnout in this special election, especially since Democrats only outnumber Republicans by a +17 on party registration.

The new Pajamas Media poll, also conducted with IVR response by Cross Target, looks more realistic.  It uses a turnout model of +14.6% for Democrats, which seems a lot more realistic than a +22, and gets the same lead that the Merriman Group found for InsideMedford:

A poll taken Sunday afternoon while President Obama was in Massachusetts campaigning for Democrat Martha Coakley against Republican Scott Brown for the open Senate seat in that state showed Brown leading his Democratic opponent by 9.6% (51.9% to 42.3% with 5.7% undecided).

The poll, conducted via telephone for Pajamas Media by CrossTarget, was of 574 Likely Massachusetts Voters and has a margin of error of +/-4.09%. CrossTarget used the exact method – Interactive Voice Technology (IVR) – it used in a similar poll for PJM on Friday. The previous poll showed Brown ahead by approximately 15%.

A poll released earlier Sunday from the Merrimam River Group shows Brown up by an identical 9.6%.

The big takeaway on this is the favorability ratings of both candidates.  Brown gets a 60/32, while Coakley sank to a 40/54 negative rating.  And that comes from a sample with a partisan advantage of almost 15 points for the Democrats, which explains why Democrats aren’t fired up and ready to go for Tuesday.

The PJM poll on its face suggests that the race tightened, with Brown dropping from 15 up to the 9.6 point lead from last night.  I’d guess that the difference comes from a better polling sample.  Even if the race really “tightened” to a 9.6-point lead, I think Brown will take it.


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C’mon voters of Massachusett(E)s, do like what they said couldn’t be done here in Jersey, and shock the nation back to it’s senses.

Throw these crooked Demonrats OUT !!!!

Jerome Horwitz on January 18, 2010 at 9:28 AM

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:21 AM

Okay, whiner. First, you’ve done nothing in all the time you’ve been here to prove you’re not a Liberal. Second, if you’re not a Liberal, why have you done nothing but practice psuedo-intellectual condemning of Conservatives on this site since you’ve been here? The political reality of the Massachusetts Senate Race is: The Democratic Party once again believed their own hype and ran a Elitist candidate out of touch with the wishes of the electorate because thei arrogantly thought that the seat was a Kennedy Legacy. Coakley was too smart by half to shake hands with people outside Fenway Park and too stupid to realize that they were the voters. Like yourself, the Democratic Party’s arrogance will be their undoing.

kingsjester on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

csdeven on January 18, 2010 at 9:27 AM

The beating that Romney takes here is a good indicator of what people will say about Brown in six months.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

Hey, sombody wake AP and ask him what the PessiMeter (TM) is reading.

Amadeus on January 18, 2010 at 9:27 AM

give him some time

he has to do his morning work out
2 pushups and a shot of espresso.

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

FWIW, lol, Scott Brown is..an honest man..he doesnt fall in line with people based on party, he does what he thinks is right for..the people of MASS!

What a novel concept!

Pols like that will have records that defy categorization

it is IMO a good sign of an honest individual

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

kingsjester on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

Save the manifestos for someone else

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:30 AM

I really REALLY want to send more $$$, but all I have are corporate cards, NO JOKE!! :…( (and hubby isn’t here for me to rob his again)!

DanaSmiles on January 18, 2010 at 9:31 AM

and as a mod Dem, there are IMO NO mod Dems in the Congress right now, they sold their sould to Obama and cut the legs off we mods when they pushed Hill out

and if people cannot SEE that in how they are GOVERNING they are BLIND and arent worth the wasted breath of an argument to convince them otherwise

I am a Big Dawg fan in large part b/c the BIg Dawg years were wonderful for me, b/c of divided moderate governance

nothing wrong with that, last thing we need IMO is come sort of ubercon backlash trying to drag REAL mods right which will give Dems ammo to get mods to vote LEFT

leave it alone, it is evolving perfectly wonderfully by itself

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:31 AM

/souls!

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM

http://hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com/archives/2010/01/after_obama_ral.php

I’m not surprised at this but seriously it’s time to leave GWB alone.

Oh and that poor 70 year old lady – she has no clue.

gophergirl on January 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM

danasmiles

awesome!! and lol too :)

peoples seat!
peoples seat!
peoples seat!

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM

I read somewhere last week that “Marcia Coaxley” doesn’t have any events scheduled for today?

SouthernGent on January 18, 2010 at 9:33 AM

SouthernGent on January 18, 2010 at 9:33 AM

Yep. She even turned down Fox and Friends this morning.

kingsjester on January 18, 2010 at 9:34 AM

I agree BTW the direction the country is headed is right, to the right I mean, and that is good b/c we are falling off a cliff of lefty corporate fascism or somecrxp like that!

leave it alone and let mods and conervatives unite for as long as it takes to stop the fall and then we can worry about going forward, mkay, please?

I want an actual organic growing economy back b4 we start arguing with each other…please….

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:34 AM

LOL save it for your virtual cougar “stingless”. Truth does hurt as well as admitting hard core conservatives are no more principled than hard core liberals at times when it comes to elections.
Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:00 AM

You wouldn’t know truth if it hit you in the face. I am tired of your “concern” for principles, like you have any of your own…
And you seem to have a “thing” for HornetSting…

Unable to articulate? why do you post then?

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:08 AM

No, why try to articulate with you–you say the same talking points over and over–we are tired of trying to explain the difference…

You make me tired….

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:35 AM

PLEASE SEND SCOTT $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

OmahaConservative on January 18, 2010 at 9:36 AM

Hate?! LOL – sounds like you must have been the chubby girl instead of the starting QB.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:10 AM

Miss high school that much? I bet you were the moron that they gave wedgies too…

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:36 AM

A lot of mod dems were swung to Obama at the end of the 08 election when MAC failed to fight and Pail was demonized

they voted thinking they would get another mod dem

they know it was a lie

Obama saying tings like ‘let us finish what we started’ is a nightmare for we mods

Dems will cross over, they learned from the last time they trusted the unknown Obama and he isnt unknown anymore

this congress revels in IGNORING the people

lets see how they do after the people get a chance to speak to them more directly in the language they understand

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:37 AM

/palin

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:37 AM

Anybody wanna lay odds on a Brown victory triggering a Dem response akin to what happened outside their 1968 convention?

OhioCoastie on January 18, 2010 at 9:38 AM

Like thousands of others I made my donations directly to Scott Brown. I also wrote to RNC chairman Michael Steele stating I was returning my membership card and to take me off his list. I cited the RNC’c support of Dede rather than Hoffman and Crist rather than Rubio. I also told him I was less than enamoured as to his performance as Chairman. When Scott Brown is escorted down the aisle by now senior Senator John Kerry to be sworn in I can just hear him say to Scott “I read that your were into triathlons, but have you ever tried the strenuous sport of windsurfing?” Scott Brown 52/Coakley 46.

Big Nicholas on January 18, 2010 at 9:38 AM

Wasn’t it Bradky who accused someone of not being able to articulate this morning?

A HotAir poster lays it out ……

Okay, whiner. First, you’ve done nothing in all the time you’ve been here to prove you’re not a Liberal. Second, if you’re not a Liberal, why have you done nothing but practice psuedo-intellectual condemning of Conservatives on this site since you’ve been here? The political reality of the Massachusetts Senate Race is: The Democratic Party once again believed their own hype and ran a Elitist candidate out of touch with the wishes of the electorate because thei arrogantly thought that the seat was a Kennedy Legacy. Coakley was too smart by half to shake hands with people outside Fenway Park and too stupid to realize that they were the voters. Like yourself, the Democratic Party’s arrogance will be their undoing.

kingsjester on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

A liberal troll responds ….

Save the manifestos for someone else

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:30 AM

LOL.

fogw on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

and pS the punditry BS about MASS nto electing women is another PATHETIC attempt to demonize the VOTERS instead of blaming the CANDIDATE and PARTY

KY WVA and other states Dem primary voters were labelled racist when they voted HRC

now idiots are saying MASS wont elect a ‘broad;

BS! MASS voted for HRC over O in the primaries a year ago!
did they become sexist overnight?

it is another attempt to spin a defeat based on POLICIES and the AGENDA of the horror show in DC, end of story

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

peoples seat!
peoples seat!
peoples seat!

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM

Absolutely!

DanaSmiles on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:35 AM

I live my principles. Quarter century mil service, 27 years married to first and only wife, kids education paid for by me, invest roughly 20% of gross income toward retirement and golden years, big believer in states rights, etc.

See when you have lived your life for decades adhering to a set of principles you can claim you are principled.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

Sniffle, cry, whine, moan, sniffle…

Bradky on Jan 18

*hands Bradky a hanky*

Saltysam on January 18, 2010 at 9:40 AM

Should Scott Brown go to Washington to save Barry from himself to get re-elected in 2012? You know Barry will start blaming the republicans for his failing to bring forth ‘reforms”. When those radical agenda are just vague concepts, people may not know how bad they are.

bayview on January 18, 2010 at 9:40 AM

Michelle Malkin and Laura Ingraham are on a roll today on the LI show.

OmahaConservative on January 18, 2010 at 9:40 AM

Save the manifestos for someone else

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:30 AM

There will indeed be a bit of grousing when Brown doesn’t vote the party platform on abortion. He’s stuck the camel’s nose in the tent with state funding of one class of abortion, and I suspect he will be consistent with that view in Washington. Not someone I’d elect, but the alternative is far worse.

unclesmrgol on January 18, 2010 at 9:41 AM

Truth does hurt as well as admitting hard core conservatives are no more principled than hard core liberals at times when it comes to elections. Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:00 AM

This is to say that hard core conservatives are more principled than hard core liberals.

I would add that they are more principled than moderates too, since their principles guide their decision making while moderates are all over the map due to their sloppy thinking, as evidence by your posts.

Akzed on January 18, 2010 at 9:41 AM

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:10 AM

You sound like an overgrown adolescent having a tantrum. Still upset InSync broke up?

kingsjester on January 18, 2010 at 9:13 AM

Naw–bet he was into the Backstreet Boys…

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:41 AM

fogw on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

Kingsjester’s aide de camp comes to the rescue.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

To the trolls:

Even if Brown goes RINO on some other issues, this election is about one thing: government take over of health care — and he’s against it.

You, like your party leaders, just do not get it. The country DOES NOT want this bill. The country DOES NOT like Obama’s policy priorities. Brown is winning two of every 10 voters who voted for Obama in Deep Blue Massachusetts. What do you think that number will be in Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, New Mexico, Indiana, Missouri? Your president is in serious, serious trouble with the nation’s voters, and his policy initiatives are so bad for the people of this country — and his policy process so utterly corrupt — that they will vote for anyone — anyone — who promises to put the brakes on Obama, Pelosi, and Reid. It’s happening in Massachusetts and it will happen in every other state where a democrat member of Congress voted for this monstrosity.

Brown’s a great candidate, but he’s also riding the coattails of a really horrible president and democrat leadership. Your argument that Brown will turn RINO and disappoint us all are so pitiful because it means you really do not understand that for most American voters, things simply could not be worse than they are with Obama, Reid, and Pelosi driving the ship. For what it’s worth, I don’t think Obama understands that yet, either, so you’re not alone in your sad, sad illusion.

Rational Thought on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

ok ok everyone lets cool it

everyone relax and just talk about how great i am

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

I’m not the one looking for love/attention in HA threads.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:14 AM

FIFY!

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

Nicely played, kiddo. LOL

kingsjester on January 18, 2010 at 9:44 AM

Rational Thought on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

You miss the point entirely. it is this itch to categorize republicans as RINOs or CINOs if they don’t hold a 100% conservative voting record that has the Dems in control of all three branches. Big tent requires open minds. We will see in six months or so if the conservatives have changed their attitude about this.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:44 AM

But the likely electorate now reports having voted for Barack Obama by 19 points, up from 16 a week ago, and a much smaller drop from his 26 point victory in the state than was seen in Virginia.

But the question is how many of those Bambi voters have now turned against him? We’re three months out from that comparative VA election. Three months of health care shenanigans – deals, secret negotiations, decreasing popularity of the bill. To some degree, this may very well be a statistical set up that will deliver a big surprise to the false messiah.

paul1149 on January 18, 2010 at 9:44 AM

fogw on January 18, 2010 at 9:22 AM
Self delusion is a wonderful thing – it is you who seems to be oh

so concerned

about who is smart or not.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:24 AM

Nope, we leave the

concern

to you….you’re that one who is concerned that we will turn on Brown…

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:46 AM

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

ooh burn +1000

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:46 AM

to you….you’re that one who is concerned that we will turn on Brown…

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 9:46 AM

Concerned no, reasonably certain that will be the likely outcome. Absolutely.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:47 AM

The ironic thing is that many of the conservatives at HA hoping for a Brown win will be demonizing him in six months as a Rino, CINO, etc.
Like the fat girl under the bleachers, good for a little warmth, but not good enough to hang out with you and your friends.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 8:56 AM

I’m impressed with your familiarity with fat girls.

David2.0 on January 18, 2010 at 9:48 AM

Caught Chris-tingle-up-my-leg-Matthews on Morning Joe this A.M. Says Brown will win. Said he’s checked and many bell-weather districts have Brown up by double digits!!!! GO SCOTT GO ! ! !

Bob in VA on January 18, 2010 at 9:50 AM

Kingsjester’s aide de camp comes to the rescue.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

Bradky gets spanked, again.

fogw on January 18, 2010 at 9:50 AM

everyone relax and just talk about how great i am

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

Nawww, what I want to know is did you get lucky in the bar last night?

petefrt on January 18, 2010 at 9:55 AM

Concerned no, reasonably certain that will be the likely outcome. Absolutely.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:47 AM

Scott Brown does not discuss the social issues. Even as a state legislator, he tried to get social morality put to referemdum, or to let the people decide. He doesn’t have a moral vision for America that so many on the left and right vigorously cling too and try to cram down other’s throats. He understands: It’s the economy stupid!

If you want to attack the right-wing nutjob fringe of the HotAir commentors, go right ahead, but man up and do it, don’t try to be cute.

uknowmorethanme on January 18, 2010 at 9:57 AM

I’m impressed with your familiarity with fat girls.

David2.0 on January 18, 2010 at 9:48 AM

This one left a mark, I’m sure.

uknowmorethanme on January 18, 2010 at 9:59 AM

Nawww, what I want to know is did you get lucky in the bar last night?

petefrt on January 18, 2010 at 9:55 AM

i did meet a nice girl friday
30, works for the S.E.C in NYC

lil cutie, got the #’s so ill go to manhattan and visit :P
i flirted with her mom first to get an ally, then was like yo who is that cutie you’re with?

“ohh shes my daughter!!!! :D :D :] ”

uknowmorethanme on January 18, 2010 at 9:57 AM

smart move avoiding the social stuff in MA.

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:59 AM

You miss the point entirely. it is this itch to categorize republicans as RINOs or CINOs if they don’t hold a 100% conservative voting record that has the Dems in control of all three branches. Big tent requires open minds. We will see in six months or so if the conservatives have changed their attitude about this.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:44 AM

Sorry, I haven’t missed the point — “entirely” or otherwise (but I like the John Kerry impersonation; it’s fitting). You’ve missed the point. The country has gone anyone but a democrat, even in democrat strongholds. That’s the point.

Oh, and as to that “itch” to categorize Republicans as RINOs if they don’t hold the conservative line? Twas you, my friend, who was scratching. No one here expects a “100%” conservative to win in Massachusetts (until the 2012 presidential election, of course!). We’ll take Brown. Happy with the tent now?

Rational Thought on January 18, 2010 at 9:59 AM

This one left a mark, I’m sure.

uknowmorethanme on January 18, 2010 at 9:59 AM

lol yep

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 10:00 AM

it’s a good day….we even have rain in AZ…yahoo!

cmsinaz on January 18, 2010 at 10:01 AM

Bradky, your comments are a flashing billboard that says:

“I don’t know schit from shinola”

…and you assume that it’s contagious.

Pity. Pity.

Saltysam on January 18, 2010 at 10:01 AM

it’s a good day….we even have rain in AZ…yahoo!

cmsinaz on January 18, 2010 at 10:01 AM

awesome!

we finally got rain here in Long Island

needed it to wash all the damn snow away thats been sitting here for a month!

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 10:03 AM

Three consecutive former Massachusetts House speakers have been indicted and three state senators have resigned in disgrace in the past two years for various infractions.

Which party runs that state?

Akzed on January 18, 2010 at 10:03 AM

ok ok everyone lets cool it

everyone relax and just talk about how great i am

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

Can’t remember the last time I laughed out loud scrolling through HA.

CarolynM on January 18, 2010 at 10:04 AM

I’m impressed with your familiarity with fat girls.

David2.0 on January 18, 2010 at 9:48 AM

Hey, even Bradky needs loving. He just has to pay… the fat girls under the bleachers… terrified his friend(s) might see. So cut the poor kid a little slack.

jarodea on January 18, 2010 at 10:05 AM

right2bright on January 18, 2010 at 9:25 AM

Like I said IF he wins, and in about six months aligns with moderate dems on a position, we will see how well your view holds at this site.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:27 AM

Again, more concern….

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 10:09 AM

smart move avoiding the social stuff in MA.

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:59 AM

Yep, break the ice through whoever’s with her.

You devil, you.

__

Agreed, pols (on both sides) and courts need to avoid rule making on the social stuff. If gubmint must decide, then use a referendum

petefrt on January 18, 2010 at 10:10 AM

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 10:03 AM

replace snow for dust here

cmsinaz on January 18, 2010 at 10:13 AM

petefrt on January 18, 2010 at 10:10 AM

it worked! said, “is she single?” yep
mom walked away, 15 minutes later daughter comes right up to me
“hi!”

anywho

its all timing
im not against social issues in a campaign
but in a time when peoples wallets are being bent over and screwed for all their worth

its not apropos to be talking about gay marriage.

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 10:16 AM

The beating that Romney takes here is a good indicator of what people will say about Brown in six months.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:29 AM

You need a crying towel, Brad?–your whine is escalating…
BTW–Big boys don’t cry…

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 10:22 AM

Save the manifestos your crap for someone else

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:30 AM

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 10:23 AM

“Even if the race really “tightened” to a 9.6-point lead, I think Brown will take it.”

Oh, please don’t get my hopes up like that! You *know* Ed Schultz and ACORN and the SEIU will be out there voting multiple times and stuffing ballot boxes and weilding nightsticks. :-(

Still, there is a glimmer of hope…

KS Rex on January 18, 2010 at 10:26 AM

See when you have lived your life for decades adhering to a set of principles you can claim you are principled.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

Then why are you such a whiney-a$$…???

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 10:28 AM

You miss the point entirely. it is this itch to categorize republicans as RINOs or CINOs if they don’t hold a 100% conservative voting record that has the Dems in control of all three branches. Big tent requires open minds. We will see in six months or so if the conservatives have changed their attitude about this.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:44 AM

Almost every post and link on this site right now is about Brown. I have yet to see a HA poster that isn’t supporting him and many have donated to him. That someone can find the down side to this is sad. Is it not good enought that we are contributing to and supporting his election? Would it be better if we just stayed out of it because he might turn out to be a RINO? It seems to me the majority here ARE keeping an open mind. You seem to be whining at a time when the rest of us are doing things to get this guy elected.

thevastlane on January 18, 2010 at 10:30 AM

ok ok everyone lets cool it

everyone relax and just talk about how great i am

blatantblue on January 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM

But…but..you already know that…:)

lovingmyUSA on January 18, 2010 at 10:31 AM

By how many points does a Republican have to win in Mass. to overcome election fraud? I’m guessing undead and fictional people, not to mention Brown ballots that get “misplaced,” are worth what, a good 3-4% at least?

Blacklake on January 18, 2010 at 10:48 AM

LOL save it for your virtual cougar “stingless”. Truth does hurt as well as admitting hard core conservatives are no more principled than hard core liberals at times when it comes to elections.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:00 AM

Nice try Bradky. Not even close on this theory.

silvernana on January 18, 2010 at 10:49 AM

All this blathering about Scott Brown being a moderate is ridiculous. Abortion is not going to be an issue. It is settled law. Immigration will be an issue and Scott opposes any amnesty provisions. If the Dems bring up cap &trade do you think that Scott will vote for it? I challenge anyone of you to come up with a specific bill that will come up in his term as U.S. Senator (has a nice ring to it) that Scott wiull vote with the Dems.

Big Nicholas on January 18, 2010 at 11:01 AM

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

Maybe so, maybe not. It is impossible for any of us to verify what any others say. So for you to say what you did requires a level of credibility that at least today you haven’t earned.

chemman on January 18, 2010 at 11:13 AM

PLEASE SEND SCOTT BROWN $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ TO HELP THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS.

OmahaConservative on January 18, 2010 at 11:13 AM

cmsinaz on January 18, 2010 at 10:01 AM

You must live in the low country (Phoenix or Tucson) area because we have snow predicted for up here in the high Country. We need to have a meet greet for all the Arizona HA posters in the near future.

chemman on January 18, 2010 at 11:18 AM

Boy I’d love to strike a “Brown” note here in New York and dump Schumer and his sock-puppet Gillibrand.

Run Rudy, run!

J.J. Sefton on January 18, 2010 at 11:21 AM

Our newspaper has a great “Comments” feature – an “IGNORE” button so you can hit that on any particular commenter that you find obnoxious and voila! you don’t have to ever hear anything they have to say.

silvernana on January 18, 2010 at 11:23 AM

This is great! I apologize if it has been posted before and if this doesn’t work because I don’t know what I’m doing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nEoW-P81-0

silvernana on January 18, 2010 at 11:41 AM

Brown is going to win.
I just might watch MSNBC tomorrow night to enjoy the spectacle of unchecked wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Matthews will feel like a wolverine is gnawing on his leg.
Olbermann’s head will explode like one of the Martians in Mars Attacks!.

justltl on January 18, 2010 at 11:46 AM

And I wouldn’t be too surprised if ABC, NBC and CBS don’t even report on the results.

justltl on January 18, 2010 at 11:53 AM

Two Shots

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:30 AM

Kingjester was not writing a manifesto. Look it up. If I tell you what it means you will forget. If you can’t read, call your mom or dad or the person next to you at your ACORN office and see if they can find someone with a dictionary who can read.

Second,

Like I said IF he wins, and in about six months aligns with moderate dems on a position, we will see how well your view holds at this site.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:27 AM

At the rate things are going, in about ten months, ALL Dems will be moderate Dems.

THE CHICKENSHIP OBAMATANIC ALREADY HIT THE ICEBERG!

IlikedAUH2O on January 18, 2010 at 12:03 PM

Hate?! LOL – sounds like you must have been the chubby girl instead of the starting QB.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:10 AM

Isn’t it amazing how condescending your average liberal is towards anyone who isn’t a liberal.

Note also their willingness to play on the same stereotypes that they would instantly condemn, if anyone else used them.

MarkTheGreat on January 18, 2010 at 1:10 PM

I’m not the one looking for love/attention in HA threads.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:14 AM

Denial, it’s not just a river in Africa.

MarkTheGreat on January 18, 2010 at 1:11 PM

Every time Brown votes in a manner that I disagree with. I will complain. Why do liberals think that unless a politician agrees with them 100% of the time, they must be destroyed? Like what the did to Leiberman.

MarkTheGreat on January 18, 2010 at 1:13 PM

Funny how one can be a center right moderate

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:18 AM

Funny how many liberals call themselves that.

MarkTheGreat on January 18, 2010 at 1:14 PM

I live my principles. Quarter century mil service, 27 years married to first and only wife, kids education paid for by me, invest roughly 20% of gross income toward retirement and golden years, big believer in states rights, etc.

See when you have lived your life for decades adhering to a set of principles you can claim you are principled.

Bradky on January 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM

Quit lying~you’re the product of that ‘fat girl under the bleachers, good for a little warmth, but not good enough to hang out with you and your friends’ and the town felon speed freak~you’re on probation for stealing a case of your mom’s ding dongs and a tube of her KY Jelly during the obama/maverick debates.
You use your time here at HA to attack thoughtful, educated posters.
You attack me when I’m not even ON the thread~you need to get yourself to the nearest clinic that accepts your mom’s medicaid to have that chip removed from your shoulder.
You’re a seagull, you eat trash, you spew trash, and you crap up your surroundings.

HornetSting on January 18, 2010 at 1:40 PM

ginaswo on January 18, 2010 at 9:31 AM

In 2012, when Sarah takes on Dr. Utopia, you won’t have a moderate choice.

You will have a choice between an anti-American Alinskyite with a poor 1st term record and an honest public servant who wishes to cut federal spending, cut taxes, allow the economy to grow and put the deficits down and get the budget on a trajectory to being balanced.

There will be no moderate. It will be slavery or liberty.

Sapwolf on January 18, 2010 at 1:51 PM

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