Scott Brown ad in MA: Vote for the person, not the party

posted at 2:41 pm on November 1, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

The Senate race in Massachusetts between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren has certainly been one of the more dramatic of the election season (Fauxcahontas, hem hem), and while the polls have generally tended to indicate a lean towards Warren, the race is still squarely in the toss-up category. There comes a time in every campaign, however, when you finally have to settle on defining your overarching closeout message, and it looks like Brown is buttoning up the fight with the pretty classic Massachusetts-y message in this all-positive 60-second ad spot.

A heavy emphasis on bipartisanship and moderation, on voting independently and examining individual issues, on putting people and ideas ahead of party loyalty (and, implicitly, steering clear of party “extremism”)… which all makes sense when the Democratic opponent who appears to be slightly hedging you is the progressive-tax-lovin’ ‘woman of the people’ who put together the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau à la Dodd-Frank, the damaging regulatory bombshell rivaled only by ObamaCare in size and scope. The mind reels.


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Something tells me he’s taking a page out of Super Mitt’s memoirs.

FlaMurph on November 1, 2012 at 2:43 PM

OK!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Whatever it takes a guess to hold the seat, for whatever having him there accomplishes. I guess.

He’s not worse than Fauxcahontas …
He’s not worse than Fauxcahontas

hawkdriver on November 1, 2012 at 2:45 PM

I can’t understand how Brown and McMahon do this. Is being a Senator that great?

Rocks on November 1, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Scott Brown seems to get it.

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 2:46 PM

I see, the party is bad. Instead of appearing wishy washy, why not stick to your ideological guns on what got you elected: opposition to Obamacare. Who knows, repeal may come down to one vote. And The Cherokee is going to do everything she can to obstruct Obamacare’s repeal.

anotherJoe on November 1, 2012 at 2:47 PM

This has been on of the elections I want to see the outcome! That old harpy should not be elected, IMO!
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letget on November 1, 2012 at 2:47 PM

It is about all he has got, because he has no coherent core political value system he adheres to. He is a blowing in the wind progressive liberal that is willing to catch onto any and every thing that pops up in front of him.

Oh, new shiny object, vote vote vote.
Oh, new shiny object, vote vote vote.
Oh, new shiny object opposite of what I voted for earlier, vote vote vote.

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Yep, cuz nothing says bi-partisan, get along, Reagan conservative more than a vote for Dodd-Frank!

kringeesmom on November 1, 2012 at 2:48 PM

^ s/b one
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letget on November 1, 2012 at 2:48 PM

…he’s a good man…she’s a dbitch!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 2:49 PM

With all that warmed-over Hans Zimmeresque music, the ad should have shown Scott Brown jump-kicking a cardboard cutout of Fauxcahontas.

fiatboomer on November 1, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Last poll I saw had Warren leading. I can’t believe, with as many blue collar, white, catholic democrats as there are in Massachusetts that Elizabeth Brown is leading in the polls. She’s a total phony, moreso that even your average Democrat.

And these idiots are going to voter for her!?! The mind reels.

SAMinVA on November 1, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Scott Brown ad in MA: Vote for the person, not the party

Alternatively, you could demonstrate to the nation that you are not a bunch of pretentious Massholes by voting against the most glaring example of that particular insufferableness.

M240H on November 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

It is about all he has got, because he has no coherent core political value system he adheres to.

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 2:47 PM

He’s a Senator from MA…. You think the man is going to be a Tea Party Republican?

Happy Nomad on November 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

He is an R and we need to take the Senate, period.

D-fusit on November 1, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Please win. We don’t want Senator Fauxcahontas.

aunursa on November 1, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Unfortunately being over the border in NH, we get to see all the MA Senate race ads. If I never see another Fauxahantas ad I can die happy. That shrill is painful to look at and her voice even makes my dog whimper.

I just hope Brown hangs onto his seat.

D-fusit on November 1, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Free range RINO wandering the LLLiberal veldt

/shove it up astonerii/gumby’s rectum

rayra on November 1, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Please don’t vote for the fake indian. She would never fit in our U.S. Senate.

Amazingoly on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

If Warren does win she will sit in that seat until she croaks. Think of that. Another aging, ugly, strident Dem female like Feinstein , Boxer and Pelosi. Just what America needs. C’mon, Massachusetts. Do the right thing and give the nation’s eyeballs a break.

natasha333 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Whatever it takes a guess to hold the seat, for whatever having him there accomplishes. I guess.

He’s not worse than Fauxcahontas …
He’s not worse than Fauxcahontas

hawkdriver on November 1, 2012 at 2:45 PM

It’s idiocy like this that has kept the GOP a BIG GOVERNMENT PARTY even as their voters have become SMALL Government.

Conservative Slaves – still on the plantation … still plugged into the Matrix eating whatever “Tasty Wheat” scraps their GOP Ayatollah masters throw at them.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

A Brown loss would simply be further proof that Democrats only pay lip service to bipartisanship and compromise, that they truly prefer far-Left libs who aren’t interested in either.

changer1701 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Affirmative Action might have been a necessary evil forty years ago, but now it’s just a vehicle for worthless people to gain access to places they can’t reach on their own merits. Warren is a perfect case in point.

I hope Brown’s victory is so huge that Warren slinks away from politics for the rest of her miserable phony life.

Liam on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Please don’t vote for the fake indian. She would never fit in our U.S. Senate.

Amazingoly on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

No … vote for the guy who promises that he’ll NEVER de-fund Planned Parenthood!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Brown’s way is better.

Christie’s way makes my stomach turn.

portlandon on November 1, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Conservative Slaves – still on the plantation … still plugged into the Matrix eating whatever “Tasty Wheat” scraps their GOP Ayatollah masters throw at them.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Your GOP ayatollah schtick got old months ago. Plus, we already know you prefer Warren, just as you’re voting for Obama.

changer1701 on November 1, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Well this is Massachusetts. I mean a politician could probably drive off a bridge, leave a woman to drown in his car, never notify the police and could probably still get elected in that state if he were a Democrat.

Okay, okay, something that extreme would probably never happen (ahem, 7 times in a row) I mean Massachusetts voters aren’t that loathsome, are they?

PackerBronco on November 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM

You know I would prefer Mass elected a conservative, but the truth is that Elizabeth Warren would be a rubber stamp for the far left; whereas Scott Brown would at least be willing to discuss things.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM

How reliably will the 2 candidates vote on “conservative” issues”

Brown The RINO 55%

Liz The Fake Indian 0%

The choice is easy

philw1776 on November 1, 2012 at 3:04 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Troll harder!

Archivarix on November 1, 2012 at 3:05 PM

How reliably will the 2 candidates vote on “conservative” issues”

Brown The RINO 55%

Liz The Fake Indian 0%

The choice is easy

philw1776 on November 1, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Given the retention rate Mass has for far leftwing whackjob senators … YEAH, it’s easy.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:06 PM

You know I would prefer Mass elected a conservative, but the truth is that Elizabeth Warren would be a rubber stamp for the far left; whereas Scott Brown would at least be willing to discuss things.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Rubber stamp?! She will be a focking banner-bearer!

Archivarix on November 1, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Please don’t vote for the fake indian. She would never fit in our U.S. Senate.

Amazingoly on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

No … vote for the guy who promises that he’ll NEVER de-fund Planned Parenthood!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Got it, Honda. I just had to consider my vote for WA state Attorney General, where the Republican is a RINOish gay marriage supporter and the Dem is a giga-liberal gay marriage supporter. I thought about not voting or writing in, but WA has had enough problems with fraudulent elections that I felt it necessary to vote for the RINO, who will at least be tough on crime and not enable Dem voter fraud.

Same thing with Rob McKenna vs. Jay Inslee. McKenna is RINO-inclined, but Inslee is pretty much a skinny Jim Moran and would be a disastrously bad governor.

In purplish-blue states, you have to take the best of what’s available.

fiatboomer on November 1, 2012 at 3:06 PM

It is about all he has got, because he has no coherent core political value system he adheres to.
astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 2:47 PM
He’s a Senator from MA…. You think the man is going to be a Tea Party Republican?
Happy Nomad on November 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

I guess the Boston Tea Party will not be experiencing a comeback in the near future in Mass.

What happened to our stalwarts across this land of rough and ready pioneers?

Sherman1864 on November 1, 2012 at 3:07 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

as opposed to the alternative? he originally ran on voting against ObamaCare and he won. It was a referendum election. Give him credit for that.

I have this question no lib has answered. Care to give it a try Honda?

Suppose you’re a dem voter in MA. You either love RomneyCare and want to keep it or you love Obama so much you’d rather trade RomneyCare for ObamaCare. How do you vote?

DanMan on November 1, 2012 at 3:07 PM

How reliably will the 2 candidates vote on “conservative” issues”

Brown The RINO 55%

Liz The Fake Indian 0%

The choice is easy

philw1776 on November 1, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Actually you are wrong.
Brown will vote 0% as well.

The difference is that Brown will drag all potential conservative legislation to left before the parties even start to negotiate with the democrats. Thus, as the saying goes, We always start at the 50 yard line or even worse and then begin to negotiate away any conservative value the legislation may have had in order to get bipartisanship votes.

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 3:09 PM

You know I would prefer Mass elected a conservative, but the truth is that Elizabeth Warren would be a rubber stamp for the far left; whereas Scott Brown would at least be willing to discuss things.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM

IT’s like Rush has said many times – it’s these “moderate” Republicans who become the MOST important Senators in the chamber.

You vote a moderate in – you won’t get anything but moderate programs at a time when this nation needs radical change. If you can’t sell real Conservatism to Mass voters then you either have a problem or the electorate in that state is brain dead – but you don’t compromise basic principles just to get a red jersey into a seat.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Your GOP ayatollah schtick got old months ago. Plus, we already know you prefer Warren, just as you’re voting for Obama.

changer1701 on November 1, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Honda is one of the unofficial Palinistas from way back. He may hate RINOs, but he’s not going to pull the lever for Dems.

fiatboomer on November 1, 2012 at 3:09 PM

No … vote for the guy who promises that he’ll NEVER de-fund Planned Parenthood!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Okay, so neither of them will vote to de-fund Planned Parenthood. So it’s a wash on that issue.

However, Scott Brown is a Republican. He will help determine the balance of power in the senate. He will help keep Harry Reid out of the leadership position. He will most definitely vote for the repeal of Obamacare, which is the single most critical thing the next Congress needs to do. He will most likely vote to confirm a President Romney’s nominees to the Supreme Court. And even while playing the “I’m a moderate and I love Planned Parenthood” card, he will likely be convinced to vote with the Republicans on most budgetary matters.

In short, vote for Scott Brown! He may not be the ideal candidate, but he is far better than Elizabeth Warren and, more importantly, he will make it possible for conservatives to accomplish what they need to accomplish in the senate.

Shump on November 1, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Distancing himself from his own party is what he believes is required to win.

Nothing quite like a desperate candidate with no balls.

Pathetic indeed.

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Rubber stamp?! She will be a focking banner-bearer!

Archivarix on November 1, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Even though the truth of that is really scary, I almost spit all over my monitor with that imagery.

You know the thing is, before she ran for office, I figured she was above average for democratic intelligence. But the more I see her on the trail, the more I think she’s a complete maroon. She being the banner-bearer shows just how morally and intellectually bankrupt the Left is.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:11 PM

I love Scott Brown. Great politician, seems to really get it. Yeah, I know he’s more liberal than pretty much everyone on this site, but come on…its MASSACHUSETTS. It’s either him or a complete nutjob liberal.

LukeinNE on November 1, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Distancing himself from his own party is what he believes is required to win.

Nothing quite like a desperate candidate with no balls.

Pathetic indeed.

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Try lying about your heritage to get a comfy job… profiles in bravery.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:12 PM

as opposed to the alternative? he originally ran on voting against ObamaCare and he won. It was a referendum election. Give him credit for that.

DanMan on November 1, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Warren won’t get to cast a vote for GOP Senate Leader – but the vote tally will be poisoned with liberal Scott Brown’s vote if he wins. Don’t expect to kick Mitch McConnell out of his leadership position if you keep electing Rockefeller Republicans like Brown. In fact – you can count on keeping the status quo.

Amazing to me how many GOP resources have gone into keeping this idiot in office who’s first vote in the Senate was against the GOP! Hell, and look at Akins … no support whatsoever but he’d be a reliable conservative vote on EVERYTHING.

But you will not support that guy – oh no! No! Claire McCaskill is your girl.

Hypocrit much?

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Distancing himself from his own party is what he believes is required to win.

Nothing quite like a desperate candidate with no balls.

Pathetic indeed.

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:10 PM

SPOT ON!!

A man who won’t stand with his party. Why doesn’t he just become a Democrat?

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:14 PM

IT’s like Rush has said many times – it’s these “moderate” Republicans who become the MOST important Senators in the chamber.

You vote a moderate in – you won’t get anything but moderate programs at a time when this nation needs radical change. If you can’t sell real Conservatism to Mass voters then you either have a problem or the electorate in that state is brain dead – but you don’t compromise basic principles just to get a red jersey into a seat.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Normally I would agree. Seriously. I’ve made this same argument many times.

However, the difference right now is Obamacare. We have one chance to repeal it. Literally one. If we do not get a Republican President and a Republican senate this year, now, this election, Obamacare will remain forever. Why? Because it will be fully implemented before the next round of significant elections, and if history has taught us anything, it’s that once entitlement programs go into effect you will never, ever get rid of them.

So, yes, this time it’s more important to get a red jersey into the seat. If he will vote to repeal Obamacare, and help us have the majority in the senate to do so, that’s all that matters. This time.

Shump on November 1, 2012 at 3:14 PM

VOTE SCOTT BROWN! HE’S BETTER THAN THE FAKE INDIAN!

Then again, a bent seven-iron is better than a fake indian – which kind of puts Brown in the same category with broken golf gear.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Every day on the way home for the last 3 weeks there has been a dozen or so Warren supporters holding BIG signs. They position themselves at lights so you have to sit and watch their stupid grins and waves. They are also standing on a bridge going over I-95 waving at the cars on I-95.

Brown is left of center but if he wasn’t he would never have gotten in during the first election. The thing to remember is that he is a repub and can mean the difference between repub capture of the Senate or not. A repub majority means that no more dem committee heads and no more Reid so even if Brown voted 100% with the dems the repubs will be the ones holding the power and not the dems. Also remember court appointments will matter and I’m betting will be much more to our liking with a repub Senate. It’s not just about the White House. The Congress is just as important for the next couple of years if not more so.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Scott Brown——fail.

PappyD61 on November 1, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Distancing himself from his own party is what he believes is required to win.

Nothing quite like a desperate candidate with no balls.

Pathetic indeed.

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:10 PM

SPOT ON!!

A man who won’t stand with his party. Why doesn’t he just become a Democrat?

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:14 PM
——-

SPOT ON!

Hotair gives Brown a pass!

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:16 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

You’re right. We should just have 20 “True Conservative” Senators and the Dems can have 80. That won’t be bad at all.

Idiot.

wargamer6 on November 1, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Like I always tell my fellow Massachusetts peeps. Would you rather have someone who votes your way 75% of the time or 0% of the time?

bsinc1962 on November 1, 2012 at 3:17 PM

OT – WTF is going on here:

Whoa: Voting machines in Ohio, NC, Nev. switching Romney votes to votes for Obama
http://twitchy.com/2012/11/01/whoa-voting-machines-in-ohio-nc-nev-switching-romney-votes-to-votes-for-obama/

More from WBTW News 13:

The Marion Star in Ohio reported this was happening to many early voters on Monday. The problem happened to many people at a polling station last week in Guilford County, WGHP-TV reported.
A woman named Joan Stevens had the problem happen three times before her selection for Mitt Romney actually was recorded, the newspaper reported.

“You want to vote for who you want to vote for, and when you can’t it’s irritating,” Stevens told the newspaper.

Where are the screams of voter suppression when people’s votes are actually suppressed by not being recorded? The machines were allegedly “recalibrated” to fix this problem that is conveniently happening in the battleground state of Ohio. But, not so fast. It seems as if similar problems are happening in another battleground state: North Carolina.

More from MyFox8:

On Monday, several voters complained that their electronic ballot machine cast the wrong vote. All the complaints were made by people who voted at the Bur-Mil Park polling location.
STORY UPDATE: Similar problems reported in Jamestown and Pleasant Garden.

One of the voters, Sher Coromalis, says she cast her ballot for Governor Mitt Romney, but every time she entered her vote the machine defaulted to President Obama.

Unbelievable, yet completely believable. Fraudulent Votes ‘R Us, should be the Democrat motto. And, guess what? Another swing state, Nevada, is having similar problems.

More from PolitiChicks:

“Yesterday I went to an early voting site at Centennial Center in Las Vegas, NV. I went with my 19 year old son who was a first-time voter. I went to an open machine and inserted my card. When the selections came up, all of the candidate pairings were listed and I touched the box for Romney/Ryan. The checkmark appeared next to President Obama’s name. I touched the check mark removing it and touched the box next to Romney’s name again. Again, the checkmark appeared next to Obama. I motioned for an observer to come over and showed him. I touched the mark next to Obama, removing it and again touched Romney’s name. The checkmark appeared next to Obama.”

This is an outrage, and they don’t appear to just be isolated incidents. And some Twitter users are reporting similar experiences.

Chip on November 1, 2012 at 3:18 PM

A man who won’t stand with his party. Why doesn’t he just become a Democrat?

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Dems do tend to stand with their party, though.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:18 PM

However, the difference right now is Obamacare. We have one chance to repeal it.

Shump on November 1, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Couple of things – first …

THE GOP DOESN’T WANT TO REPEAL OBAMACARE. How do I know this? Because if they did – they’d work to get the votes for it’s repeal by supporting Todd Akin in MO against Claire McCaskill – who was an EASY TARGET for defeat until the GOP Ayatollahs started shi**ing on Akin.

What you’ll get with ObamaCare – is you’ll get ObamaCare or a GOP reworked version of it – with centralized planning of healthcare. The guy at the top of your ticket is for it – and implemented it in Mass.

My proof? Listen to his words … it’s NOT “repeal” … it’s “repeal and replace” – yet conservative slaves are too dumb to ask Mr. Willard exactly what he’d replace it with.

They won’t ask the question – because they don’t really want to know the answer – because I’M RIGHT.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:19 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Shut up and go vote for Virgil Goode.

wargamer6 on November 1, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Dems do tend to stand with their party, though.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:18 PM

Well, you’ve answered the question I believe!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:20 PM

They won’t ask the question – because they don’t really want to know the answer – because I’M RIGHT.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:19 PM

I agree with you on that. They refuse to allow voters to know what they are in fact voting for.

I think I have come to the conclusion that the parties are in collusion to get to the finality of an oligarchy in this nation.

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Given the retention rate Mass has for far leftwing whackjob senators … YEAH, it’s easy.

MeatHeadinCA on November 1, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Don’t limit the MA’s gullibilty to only their senate choices laddie.

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Shut up and go vote for Virgil Goode.

wargamer6 on November 1, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Make me shut up you imbecilic conservative slave! Allah and the boys have MY PERMISSION to give you my email address – you get it, email me – and I’ll give you my home address. Then you can come and make me do something you coward.

Telling people to shut up on the internet = fail dude.

I’ve already voted (early) for Obama.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

You’re so angry…maybe you need to calm down.

wargamer6 on November 1, 2012 at 3:24 PM

If people in MA elect Warren, it confirms to the country that MA is a nest of idiots. Unbelievable that the liaress Warren is even close. Good Lord!

ultracon on November 1, 2012 at 3:24 PM

I agree with you on that. They refuse to allow voters to know what they are in fact voting for.

I think I have come to the conclusion that the parties are in collusion to get to the finality of an oligarchy in this nation.

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 3:21 PM

If you’ve reached that conclusion you’ve unplugged yourself from the Matrix and KNOW now what is really going on in this nation!

Conservatives Slaves remain plugged in eating the tasty wheat being intravenously fed to them by their GOP Ayatollah masters. What does SMALL GOVERNMENT look and taste like? Why, in the matrix – it looks just like what BIG GOV does in the real world!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:25 PM

You’re so angry…maybe you need to calm down.

wargamer6 on November 1, 2012 at 3:24 PM

So you’re backing off your command to me to “shut up” and reduced that to a (maybe) “calm down”.

Very good, I can live with that.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Conservatives Slaves remain plugged in eating the tasty wheat being intravenously fed to them by their GOP Ayatollah masters. What does SMALL GOVERNMENT look and taste like? Why, in the matrix – it looks just like what BIG GOV does in the real world!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Whoa. Too much CO from that bike me thinks.

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:29 PM

I can’t understand how Brown and McMahon do this. Is being a Senator that great?

Rocks on November 1, 2012 at 2:45 PM

I don’t know, why don’t you ask Byrd, Pelosi, Reid, Thurmond and the other people who are Senators and Representatives long after they expect regular folks to retire.

The current salary (2011-2012) for rank-and-file members of the House and Senate is $174,000 per year.

Of course, making more than 3x the median household income, plus a bunch of benefits and freebies helps.

Median household income 2006-2010: $51,914

LoganSix on November 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Well you guys convinced me. I just can’t despoil myself and vote for the RINO Brown. As a person with real Native American blood coursing through my veins I just can vote for Warren even though I know there really is no difference between her and Brown. I now see I must not cast a vote for the Senate seat. My own moral character and being is far more important than this country or election. Now no matter who wins or what direction the country takes I can be happy knowing that I did not compromise my ideals for the sake of capturing the Senate. Thank you all for setting me straight.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Ok so that makes what…..47%-1?

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:33 PM

If people in MA elect Warren, it confirms to the country that MA is a nest of idiots.
ultracon on November 1, 2012 at 3:24 PM

I’ve lived in MA my whole life. You don’t have to wait for the election. I can confirm we are all idiots. We are also elite snobs who know we are far smarter and better than everyone else.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:35 PM

I’ve already voted (early) for Obama.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Of course you have, troll.

Go bother some people who care.

KingGold on November 1, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Ok so that makes what…..47%-1?

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:33 PM

I just explained I’m an idiot so you will have to elaborate on that a bit. Are you saying I’m part of Mitt’s 47% or that I’m now not part of the 47% and have made it into the 53%?

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:38 PM

I’ve lived in MA my whole life. You don’t have to wait for the election. I can confirm we are all idiots. We are also elite snobs who know we are far smarter and better than everyone else.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Yup. I think the people to the north call ‘em Massholes

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:38 PM

no balls.

Pathetic indeed.

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:10 PM

…self-flagalation gets Dick Dryrot nowhere!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 3:39 PM

No … vote for the guy who promises that he’ll NEVER de-fund Planned Parenthood!

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Exhibit A in conservative/SoCon political illiteracy.

rickyricardo on November 1, 2012 at 3:40 PM

I’ve already voted (early) for Obama.

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

…blow yourself (early) too!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 3:41 PM

I just explained I’m an idiot so you will have to elaborate on that a bit. Are you saying I’m part of Mitt’s 47% or that I’m now not part of the 47% and have made it into the 53%?

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:38 PM

One less of the 47% trying to ruin this country, since you promised not to vote…

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:41 PM

He appears relatively normal and she’s an idiot. Unfortunately, in that State there’s little difference between the two.

rplat on November 1, 2012 at 3:46 PM

or a complete nutjob liberal.

LukeinNE on November 1, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Sir, you repeat yourself.

:D

Laura in Maryland on November 1, 2012 at 3:48 PM

He appears relatively normal and she’s an idiot. Unfortunately, in that State there’s little difference between the two.

rplat on November 1, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Which is why they’re called Massholes.

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:49 PM

He appears relatively normal and she’s an idiot. Unfortunately, in that State there’s little difference between the two.

rplat on November 1, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Which is why they’re called Masshol@s

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:50 PM

One less of the 47% trying to ruin this country, since you promised not to vote…

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Thanks. I take that as a complement because 47% of the people vote to ruin the country and by not voting I’m supporting the 53% that are not ruining the country. Cool, I never figured that not voting would be even more effective than voting. My buddy works on Brown’s reelection bid. I’ll have to let him know that if he convinces Scott to drop out we will gain even more power. Kind of like Obiwan with the strike me down and I become even more powerful.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:51 PM

He is an R and we need to take the Senate, period.

D-fusit on November 1, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Yup, and the clock is ticking down. Finish this, Senator Brown.

Fallon on November 1, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Dave Rywall on November 1, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Why do you even come here, you cannot be satisfied and you seem so petty.

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 3:53 PM

On the issue of ads, here is Mitt’s new ad in FL. Wonder if this will help or hurt him with Hispanics?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/romneys-new-spanish-language-ad-ties-obama-to-dictators-fidel-castro-hugo-chavez/
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letget on November 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Thanks. I take that as a complement because 47% of the people vote to ruin the country and by not voting I’m supporting the 53% that are not ruining the country.

You’re welcome. I am sure your buddy working for Brown will be happy too.

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Yup. I think the people to the north call ‘em Massholes

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:38 PM

Never heard that expression but I like it and can tell you I have come across many Massholes over the years. Especially the ones from Boston and don’t get me going on Harvard.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 3:26 PM

I believe it has been almost five years of reading your comments here, I’m a bit concerned about the course your disappointment has taken. Not in your vote for Obama, but in your discourse here, you are not persuading anyone.

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 3:57 PM

This message is meaningful in MA. I know a lot of posters here get bent out of shape about bi-partisan-speak, but there is a poverty in the political language for a lot of voters in MA, perhaps other areas of the country, too? They are also drowned out by the super liberal megaphone which mocks their conservative ideas if they attach any reference to republicanism to it.

Bi Partisan to you, means conservatives stabbed in the back; to them it means people “acting reasonable” and they don’t relate to the political class or to politics. They don’t know why Harry Reid won’t pass the bill, they might not even know he is Barach Obama’s guy, they are sarcastic and hate congress for doing nothing and “Griddd Lockkk!”

When Scott was elected he promised Wall Street reform. Not a single republican senator would back him in a reform bill, McConnell said he wasn’t doing it. I think there was some jealousy when he got there, and he had to do the bill with others, and he knows it wasn’t very good.

Scott Brought you Congressional Insider trading rules. A jobs bill aimed at Veterans. Scott supports the Hyde amendment and religious freedom in the Blunt bill.

In MA a great number of Scott’s voters are, members of the VFW, perhaps Vietnam vets, rural/suburban people, people who live outside the 128 (highway) beltway and are marginalized by the people we might here call the Beautiful people, or the Moonbats, the liberal elite who didn’t notice the recession. They are populists, former democrats. Republican was the party of the Brahmin Gentry, democrats were the Irish: where the Kennedy’s came from. Some of them remember a class consciousness where they were the bottom.

Liz Warren panders to this class consciousness with sly talk, her elite status is white washed here, her creepy law cases swept under the rug. Also this season she is touting that Scott Brown will send another Scalia to the court to end “Women’s reproductive freedom.” Which sounds even worse than it already is.

Scott did this ad when he ran before, maybe you remember it, JFK begins and Scott finishes. When Scott ran last time, you could see that amongst do nothing/careless Democrats in the Congressional delegation, there was a hunger for someone who would pay attention to people’s concerns, since the others here are such a let down. They used to turn to Ted Kennedy, but he was not the kind of guy to reach back.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iddquwGpXM0&feature=plcp

Fleuries on November 1, 2012 at 3:58 PM

HondaV65 on November 1, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Click my screenname dipshit.

hawkdriver on November 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Are you still voting up ticket? I don’t get the scruples thing when voters are given the process and the outcomes are our choices. I’m always going to work the best I can with what I have.

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM

You’re welcome. I am sure your buddy working for Brown will be happy too.

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

How so? I was going to vote for Brown which would have made him real happy. I would assume that not voting for Brown would make him unhappy. Of course not voting for Warren will also make him happy so maybe they cancel each other out. Kind of like adding two negatives makes a positive. Yeah, that’s it. I guess. Well it’s been fun but I’m off to a business meeting and I don’t mean to rain on everyone’s parade but I lied and I’m going to vote for Brown. : )

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 4:01 PM

letget on November 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

I’m sure he is gearing it to the Cubans. I can’t imagine they like either Castro or Chavez.

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Got to go but I’m voting repub all the way unless there is no choice and then I don’t vote for that race or write in somebody.

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 4:03 PM

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Idealism is cute but not practical in this case.

The choice is between a straight up Communist nutjob and a RINO who does tend to get most of his votes right.

This is Mass not Oklahoma.

CorporatePiggy on November 1, 2012 at 4:06 PM

Frank Enstine on November 1, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Thanks, take care up there.

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 4:08 PM

For those of you who know nothing about Massachusetts politics, Scott Brown is the best Republican you’re going to get. You’re not going to get James Inhofe or Jim DeMint elected in Massachusetts. If you think you can, put up your millions, pick your candidate and try. Scott Brown will vote with you more than against you AND he will vote to repeal Obamacare, he’s already promised that.

Elizabeth Warren will be a Harry Reid rubber stamp and will go along with every obstructionist trick Reid tries to pull on Romney. I would hope those of you trashing Scott Brown would understand that.

bflat879 on November 1, 2012 at 4:09 PM

Idealism is cute but not practical in this case.

The choice is between a straight up Communist nutjob and a RINO who does tend to get most of his votes right.

This is Mass not Oklahoma.

CorporatePiggy on November 1, 2012 at 4:06 PM

I do not vote there. I am just stating my opinion on the matter and the likely outcomes of Brown as a senator.

Basically, he will cause all legislation to move leftward. ALL OF IT, period. That is before the Republican party begins to negotiate with the Democrats, and Brown will demand that in order to get his vote we have some set number of Democrats on board.

So, in my opinion, it is a seat we are worse off having.

astonerii on November 1, 2012 at 4:19 PM

I believe it has been almost five years of reading your comments here, I’m a bit concerned about the course your disappointment has taken. Not in your vote for Obama, but in your discourse here, you are not persuading anyone.

Cindy Munford on November 1, 2012 at 3:57 PM

I don’t know that any of us persuade anyone of anything. :)

That being said I think Honda is a little off because he voted for Obama. I understand the reasoning, but don’t agree with it. I do think he/she is right that the GOP either is not going to want to repeal Obamacare or won’t have the cajones to do it especially if we have to rely on people like Scott Brown. Is is the best we can do in Mass-sure, but he ain’t that good.

melle1228 on November 1, 2012 at 4:21 PM

How can the people of Mass. be so obtuse?

How can any Native American with decency not be marching in the street against the incredible cheat?

Schadenfreude on November 1, 2012 at 4:25 PM

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