Brown – Warren race about to get nasty?

posted at 1:01 pm on September 15, 2012 by Jazz Shaw

If you’re active on Twitter, Facebook or political discussion forums around the web, you might be tempted to think that the MA Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren was already one of the nastiest, down and dirty, rolling in the mud campaigns in the nation. Conservatives not only have a vested interest in hanging on to the traditionally Democratic Senate seat in a deep blue state, but have found in Warren a poster child for nanny state policies and far left liberal ideology. Liberals, for their part, seem to be driven to the brink of insanity at the idea that a dreaded Republican could seize “The Kennedy Seat” and – even worse – see insult added to injury if Brown goes on to win a full term. This leads to some impassioned and frequently brutal verbal assaults on both of them.

But according to a report out this week from Politico, the battle looks quite different if you’re only watching it via television ads in the Bay State.

For the better part of a year, the Massachusetts Senate race between Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren has been a paragon of positivity: Two candidates making their case to voters, not a single ugly attack ad. Even super PACs — the masters of doing candidates’ dirty work — have stayed away.

If that all sounds too good to keep up — well, it probably is.

Pretty much all of Brown’s ads have focused on the fact that his policies are better for the state. Warren, when she has anything critical to say, seems to put on airs of a disappointed professor speaking to voters who are the equivalent of thick skulled students.

The consumer advocate’s earlier ads showed her looking straight into the camera, lamenting the country’s failure to create public infrastructure jobs and promote women’s rights.

“Preachy, professorial and petulant” was how some strategists in her own party described the Harvard Law professor’s dozen ads since November.

Since she’s down in the polls, apparently Warren has gotten the memo and decided to come out, er… firing?

Warren took the first shot this week with a spot criticizing Brown for “siding with the big money guys” — mild by negative ad standards, but a departure still.

Wow. That’s really going straight to DEFCON 1, isn’t it? (not)

So Brown is leading, albeit by a slim margin and Warren is going to have to get her hands dirty if she wants to take back that seat. But Brown needs to be careful. He’s not just battling Warren, but the national GOP at the same time. In order to keep the support of the left leaning indies in Massachusetts he has to continue to portray himself as a “go his own way” Republican. You know… one of the good Republicans. Or one of the reasonable Republicans. So coming out too harshly against Warren in the TV ad wars could backfire on him.

Then again, Warren does such a good job of beclowning herself on a daily basis that he may not need to.


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The fact that Nasty Old Bi$%h is even in the running is cause for despair…

BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM

This is one election results I am really looking forward to seeing in Nov.! I hope that old harpy gets beat by Brown big time!
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letget on September 15, 2012 at 1:06 PM

Indian Princess Tiger Lily White is prepared to take names. And scalps.

steebo77 on September 15, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Count Coup???

BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:08 PM

and remember, she is one of their up and coming bright stars…out of the mold of one Barack Obama….F A C E P A L M…

hillsoftx on September 15, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Brown – Warren race about to get nasty?

About to get nasty? Like the Media is about to become corrupt? Or thing are about to get uncomfortable in the American Embassies in the Middle East?

SWalker on September 15, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Heap Funny.

Del Dolemonte on September 15, 2012 at 1:13 PM

About to get ugly? Somebody forgot to look at the pictures of the high-cheekboned Cherokee.

platypus on September 15, 2012 at 1:15 PM

ugly s/b nasty. Same message.

platypus on September 15, 2012 at 1:16 PM

The fact that Nasty Old Bi$%h is even in the running is cause for despair

BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM

…terror

KOOLAID2 on September 15, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Funny how Brown is “siding with the big money guys”, but Liawatha fraudulently taking advantage of affirmative action (the biggest of the big money “guys”) is perfectly fine! Liberal hypocrisy at it’s finest.

Sasha List on September 15, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Indian Princess Tiger Lily White is prepared to take names. And scalps.

steebo77 on September 15, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Actually LOL’ed, thank you. I desperately need a laugh.

MelonCollie on September 15, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Heap Funny.

Del Dolemonte on September 15, 2012 at 1:13 PM

A+

The War Planner on September 15, 2012 at 1:19 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

warren’s campaign has to this point saved most of it’s nasty to heap onto the cherokee women who tried to meet with her over her lying entitled racist box checking.

but it didn’t stop them from suggesting like martha coakley before them that brown wanted women to get raped- so it hasn’t been all school marm scoldings, rock throwing, and strident commie wanking.

mittens on September 15, 2012 at 1:22 PM

The fact that Nasty Old Bi$%h is even in the running is cause for despair…BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM

You shouldn’t talk about Moochelle that way. Or maybe you meant Madame Botox?

Dingbat63 on September 15, 2012 at 1:24 PM

MA must be pretty far gone if this communist is still even in the running. I’d think even minorities would be disgusted with her since she took advantage of AA to obtain her privileged position at Haawvaawd.

AZfederalist on September 15, 2012 at 1:25 PM

I would love nothing better than to see Cherokee Light lose (except for Obama getting sent back to Chicago), then also watch Prissy Chrissy Matthews’ reaction to it.

Liam on September 15, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Yeah, he can “go his own way”. No money from me this time.

Then we have Akin in MO. Another one who go his own way.

Mirimichi on September 15, 2012 at 1:27 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie

sure the very phrase that got him elected in the first place … with obamacare poised to financially devastate small businesses and even corporate behemoths.

funny that warren never seems to mention obamacare- like it’s toxic or something.

maybe she should double down on the “you didn’t build that “too because that has worked out so well…

in cloud cuckoo land.

mittens on September 15, 2012 at 1:29 PM

I would love nothing better than to see Cherokee Light lose (except for Obama getting sent back to Chicago), then also watch Prissy Chrissy Matthews’ reaction to it.

Liam on September 15, 2012 at 1:25 PM

..here; predicable.

The War Planner on September 15, 2012 at 1:30 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

Why??

There’s an abundance of imbeciles out there, just like you that will vote for this lying fraud for the (very) simple fact that she’s all about the ‘fairness’ and ‘social justice’ horse $hit that morons like you eat up with a shovel…

BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:32 PM

I hear a Madison, Wisconsin Liberal lackey judge is trying to rule the Taxachusetts senate race un-Constitutional.

If…. the price is right.

viking01 on September 15, 2012 at 1:33 PM

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

Are you a socialist or o you just play one on TV?

Charlemagne on September 15, 2012 at 1:34 PM

Another broken treaty.Sigh.

pat on September 15, 2012 at 1:38 PM

It’s time to SCALP that SQUAW!

Pork-Chop on September 15, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Just heard on WABC, there is another shooting in Afghanistan, by Taliban who had infiltrated the rank as a recruit, who turned his gun on NATO soldiers and killed 2.

bayview on September 15, 2012 at 1:41 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie

Given that several MA medical devices manufacturers are leaving the state, and possibly the country, and taking jobs with them, because of the Obamacare tax on medical devices, this is probably a good thing for Brown to say.

Wethal on September 15, 2012 at 1:42 PM

The fact that Nasty Old Bi$%h is even in the running is cause for despair…

BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:05 PM

What’s Bishop running for?

And why despair?

He get’s my vote just for being such a consistently funny smartass…

Bruno Strozek on September 15, 2012 at 1:44 PM

The disgusting race fraud candidate is going to get nasty.
Yeah that’ll help.

Kenosha Kid on September 15, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Brown needs to run an ad that envisions Warren as she is, the whimy, meddling, complaining, preachy, holier-than-thou, cop-calling, nimby neighbor from hell.

M240H on September 15, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Bruno Strozek on September 15, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Whoa!!

Yer playing with fire there mister….

BigWyo on September 15, 2012 at 1:56 PM

whimy=whiny

M240H on September 15, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Brown clearly has great disdain for the Cherokee Nation by running for re-election.

Curtiss on September 15, 2012 at 1:59 PM

So, is Warren about to go on the warpath? I wonder what kind of war paint she wears.

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

I wonder what kind of war paint she wears.

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Krylon no doubt… ;p

SWalker on September 15, 2012 at 2:02 PM

I’d love it if Brown got some Indians to trash her in an ad.

Iblis on September 15, 2012 at 2:03 PM

Does Taxachussetts want to try to remain solvent or elect the fake Indian so they can be more like China??

LevinFan on September 15, 2012 at 2:05 PM

So, is Warren about to go on the warpath? I wonder what kind of war paint she wears.

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

KY gel, I’m sure.

TXUS on September 15, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Pinocchiohontas would be a total moron to go dirty negative now. Oh wait a minute.

Seriously, just as it is with our “foreign policy president”, the last thing he wants to do is green light- highlight his wink wink to Medvedev into the national spotlight. And the last thing this RICH “Affirmative Action” professor should allow to be highlighted is her fraudulence.

FlaMurph on September 15, 2012 at 2:10 PM

So, is Warren about to go on the warpath? I wonder what kind of war paint she wears.

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

KY gel, I’m sure.

TXUS on September 15, 2012 at 2:07 PM

**EMERGENCY BRAINBLEACH**

MelonCollie on September 15, 2012 at 2:10 PM

We certainly don’t want Warren in the U.S. Senate – ever.

Amazingoly on September 15, 2012 at 2:12 PM

So, is Warren about to go on the warpath? I wonder what kind of war paint she wears.

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

KY gel, I’m sure.

TXUS on September 15, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Before or after she does her war dance?

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Brown needs to run an ad that envisions Warren as she is, the whiny, meddling, complaining, preachy, holier-than-thou, cop-calling, nimby neighbor from hell.

M240H on September 15, 2012 at 1:56 PM

An ad or two showing her driver attacking a GOP camera person would be good as well.

AZfederalist on September 15, 2012 at 2:14 PM

So, is Warren about to go on the warpath? I wonder what kind of war paint she wears.

farsighted on September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Hopefully spackle, the thicker the better. Like the beer commercial’s brewmaster, this is not an attractive woman.

AZfederalist on September 15, 2012 at 2:15 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/09/15/Obama-Contribution-Anti-Islam-Filmmaker

Maybe Frickahontas will accuse Brown of making an anti-Cherokee film?

Maybe she’ll just ask him “Why do you hate native Americans?”.

or maybe she’ll just baldface lie-um like the White House now.

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2012/09/15/obama-romney-are-you-better-off/70000403/1#.UFTGF2H4IRM

PappyD61 on September 15, 2012 at 2:17 PM

By the way…….

I love um the White House trying to innoculate Obama for the Presidential debate question of “are you better off”.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YiVe_7kTTdQ

Please please please someone get an ad together of Clint Eastwood saying “whey they don’t do their job, you gotta lettum go” after a few stats of the disaster that Obama has been.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYjXIA0nyS4

PappyD61 on September 15, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Warren isn’t just attacking Brown, she & her surrogates are actively attacking the Cherokee genealogist that exposed Warren & continues to expose the fraud.

Twila & Professor Jacobson at Legal Insurrection (an excellent blog btw) have done the work the media refuses to do.

batterup on September 15, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Soon Warren will be on the warpath…

albill on September 15, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Vote for me to stop Obamacare. Well, I sent you my money and did not get results.
Now the party is telling, Vote for Romney to stop Obamacare, but Romney likes Obamacare, in fact the only thing different than Obamacare and what Romney would like to implement is the person getting credit. So, Romney WILL get rid of Obamacare and replace it with something almost identical and name it Romneycare.

astonerii on September 15, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Given that several MA medical devices manufacturers are leaving the state, and possibly the country, and taking jobs with them, because of the Obamacare tax on medical devices, this is probably a good thing for Brown to say.

Wethal on September 15, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Exactly – in fact, I believe even Warren has come out against that portion of the Obamacare tax structure – since she recognizes its destructive effect on the MA economy.

No, I don’t think Warren will be touting O’care anytime soon.

Hill60 on September 15, 2012 at 2:53 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie

…put your lips on our butt-checks…then pull your own finger…Boom…you clear your brain!

KOOLAID2 on September 15, 2012 at 2:54 PM

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

One would think that someone in her campaign had already thought of that, liveasaslaveanddie. Perhaps they found that it would be really stupid to do that.

Or, perhaps you should offer your ‘services’ to the Liawatha campaign. They may not be smart enough to try it. (They’re democRATs, you know.)

Solaratov on September 15, 2012 at 3:13 PM

All Brown has to say is that “I’m real, not faux”, and leave it at that.

GarandFan on September 15, 2012 at 3:28 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

Scott Brown’s feelings and opinions on Obamacare are and have been well known for quite some time. If it truly were a make-or-break bone of contention among Massachusetts voters — Fauxcahontas Highcheeks would have started hammering him on that a loooong time ago.

I know that you are already well aware of that — and that you are merely trolling per your everyday HotGas SOP — but I just couldn’t help myself.

FlatFoot on September 15, 2012 at 3:39 PM

As a born and bred Masshole I can report no Warren bumper stickers or lawn signs anywhere west of Concord. Brown’s on the other hand seem to be increasingly popping up.
Any others from the commonwealth see this?

OTTO on September 15, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Brown should start shaking hands outside baseball games, football games, and hockey games.

Let’s see if Lizzie can do any better than Coakley.

Wethal on September 15, 2012 at 4:10 PM

the commonwealth

I just realized the irony in that!

OTTO on September 15, 2012 at 4:20 PM

So the smoke signals speak of flaming arrows loosed at the paleface now?

Don L on September 15, 2012 at 4:24 PM

Smoke signals in the air.

SouthernGent on September 15, 2012 at 4:30 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

Nope and clearly you don’t live in MA. Brown made no bones about how he was going to vote 2 years ago. Even in MA there is a level of moonbattery that is beyond the pale. Warren is at that level, perhaps past it.

roy_batty on September 15, 2012 at 4:34 PM

As a born and bred Masshole I can report no Warren bumper stickers or lawn signs anywhere west of Concord. Brown’s on the other hand seem to be increasingly popping up.
Any others from the commonwealth see this?

OTTO on September 15, 2012 at 3:57 PM

I see them in Cambridge, Brookline, & Newton with some frequency. Ground Zero for progressive kooks, trustfunders, and public teat enablers. Get out in metrowest and your house becomes marked. Plenty of Brown & Bielat signs however, Romney too.

roy_batty on September 15, 2012 at 4:37 PM

And to think she was the Sournote er Keynote Speaker at the DNC Convention. Why oh why isn’t her abortion on demand and free contraceptives campaign winning guys votes? Don’t they want consequence free sex anymore? So she abused affirmative action to become the first blond blue-eyed native american (or so it was rumored) Harvard Law Professor? It is not like most MA voters are indians; so what do they care. So what if she plagerized things as long as it was in a good cause? It is the ends that counts not the means right? Massachusetts voters are not hung up on antiquated notions like not baring false witness are they?

So why do Scott Brown posters outnumber Elizabeth Warren posters in places like Natick, MA or Devens, MA? A real mystery, that’s for sure.

KW64 on September 15, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Do the voters in Mass know that the faux native Warren has lied her way to get the jobs in the academic ranks? Do they care? It’s amazing to me still, that people continually vote for politicians who lie to them, cheat on their spouses, and steal funds from them.

Kissmygrits on September 15, 2012 at 5:03 PM

All Elizabeth Warren has to do to win this election is air ads with Scott Brown saying “I want to be the 40th vote against Obamacare” Boom, election over.

libfreeordie on September 15, 2012 at 1:21 PM

Heap big funny.

itsspideyman on September 15, 2012 at 5:07 PM

“Preachy, professorial and petulant” was how some strategists in her own party described the Harvard Law professor’s dozen ads since November

Her ads are preachy, professorial, and petulant because the candidate is all of those things. Honestly, I can’t stand to hear that woman talk; the upper-crust arrogance simply oozes out of her pores.

philwynk on September 15, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Do the voters in Mass know that the faux native Warren has lied her way to get the jobs in the academic ranks? Do they care?

Kissmygrits on September 15, 2012 at 5:03 PM

Most of them don’t know, and wouldn’t care if they did. She’s a Democrat. It’s perfectly alright for them to lie, cheat, and steal, because they’re the Good Guys(tm).

Somehow it never occurs to them that if they excuse lying, cheating, and stealing, it makes them the bad guys.

philwynk on September 15, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Even in MA there is a level of moonbattery that is beyond the pale. Warren is at that level, perhaps past it.

roy_batty on September 15, 2012 at 4:34 PM

I live in MA. If there is a level of moonbattery that the left can’t stomach, I haven’t found it yet. You would not believe what you can find here.

Warren fits right into her constituency: smug, posh, arrogant, unapproachable, and incapable of reason.

philwynk on September 15, 2012 at 6:09 PM

I live in MA. If there is a level of moonbattery that the left can’t stomach, I haven’t found it yet. You would not believe what you can find here.

philwynk on September 15, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Where in MA exactly?

roy_batty on September 15, 2012 at 6:34 PM

As a born and bred Masshole I can report no Warren bumper stickers or lawn signs anywhere west of Concord. Brown’s on the other hand seem to be increasingly popping up.
Any others from the commonwealth see this?

OTTO on September 15, 2012 at 3:57 PM

I live near central MA and haven’t seen too many signs for either candidate. I did drive on one stretch of road this morning with 3 Warren signs, looked over at the wife and said “I think we just found moonbat alley.”

J.H. on September 15, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Breaking news: Her campaign lagging, Elizabeth Warren applied today to Mass General for a cheek bone transplant.

petefrt on September 15, 2012 at 7:37 PM

i live near Moonbat Central ( aka moscow-on-the charles)-pretty much liberal spawning ground- and only recently i have seen a total of 2 dizzy ms. lizzie bumper stickers- but no lawn signs. i have seen a handful of brown stickers . it’s much less than is usual in these parts which i take to mean that no one wants to admit having an opinion on the matter. in a hysterically blue state that does not bode well for the democrat/commie.

as to her racist lying and spinning and her abysmal treatment of actual cherokee women, democrats here-usually so apt to point out any fault of a republican- do not want to hear it. it’s not like they’re unaware or incapable of cooking up any conspiracy theory that titillates their fancies- they just cannot bare to hear it. like they can’t bare to hear any criticism of barry dearest.” hands over ears, tra la la…can’t hear you.” they’re delusional and irrational and cannot handle the truth if it crushes their manufactured stereotypes about republicans vs. democrats. magical thinking and narcissism.

mittens on September 15, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Please please please have Warren be banished from my life by a massive overwhelming defeat. In the cities you see more Warren signs but in the suburbs I have noticed more and more Brown signs lately. If they (not me) vote this socialist whack-a-doodle in, with 2 more years of Deval to contend with still, I need to leave. I love MA but our political situation here would give any thinking person a reoccuring nightmare.

wubu on September 15, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Pulling for Warren here … Scott Brown is no Republican – well, in the sense that he’s slobber boy for the GOP Ayatollahs he is – but their time is drawing to an end – as is his.

HondaV65 on September 16, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Pulling for Warren here … Scott Brown is no Republican – well, in the sense that he’s slobber boy for the GOP Ayatollahs he is – but their time is drawing to an end – as is his.

HondaV65 on September 16, 2012 at 2:10 AM

…looking at Lizzy’s picture for the thread…and at your comment…you both look ready to swallow…something!

KOOLAID2 on September 16, 2012 at 4:11 AM

Only in MA.
That Mr. Warren dude is correct on so many… Wha?
– the long cane and hook and I was swept from the stage.
fittingly
bwhahaha

mickytx on September 16, 2012 at 4:43 AM

but their time is drawing to an end – as is his.

HondaV65 on September 16, 2012 at 2:10 AM

I wouldn’t be nearly as terrified of this fact if the right-wing had a replacement for the GOP.

But they don’t. At all.

And you tell me what’ll happen if the Democrats lose all opposition.

MelonCollie on September 16, 2012 at 12:05 PM

As a born and bred Masshole I can report no Warren bumper stickers or lawn signs anywhere west of Concord. Brown’s on the other hand seem to be increasingly popping up.
Any others from the commonwealth see this?

OTTO on September 15, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Out here in Ed Malarkey’s district (Framingham) I see both Warren and Brown yard signs, which is probably as good as can be expected. I sent some money to Scott, but am still waiting for a sign.

Pulling for Warren here … Scott Brown is no Republican – well, in the sense that he’s slobber boy for the GOP Ayatollahs he is – but their time is drawing to an end – as is his.

HondaV65 on September 16, 2012 at 2:10 AM

As Howie Carr is fond of reciting, would you rather have someone in the Senate who agrees with you 70% of the time, or 0% of the time?

I’ll take the 70%, thank you. Scott Brown may not be as conservative as you or I, but he is no Marxist. Faucahontas is.

MrLynn on September 16, 2012 at 2:51 PM

I bet there are Warren signs in that town that just told the stores not to sell water in small individual bottles. This naval gazing worry is popular with the keep your footprint as teeny as possible crowd, either because it wastes plastic or plastic has chemicals in it or something, the same people that want you to bring your same old dirty grocery bag back to the store for next time.

I have seen them with Joe kennedy jr. jr. jr. signs so I was in the Barney Frank district.

My town is full of Scott Brown signs. Thanks, Me.

A lot of the advertising for Warren includes her shrill personality. Remember Hilary Clinton worked with a voice coach to get rid of that shrillness? Warren is argumentative in a mean way, and uses scary verbs like Throw Rocks and Hammer which probably only appeals to really angry women. Mrs.Coakly was actually smoother, more pleasant. Scott has a wonderful personality, and is good with people.

Fleuries on September 16, 2012 at 8:29 PM