Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Brown's Upset Win In Massachusetts
Wow! Who could have imagined just a year ago when Barack Obama and overwhelming Democratic congressional majorities were assuming power in Washington that one of the bluest of blue states would be sending a Republican to Washington to take the place of Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)? Who could have imagined that the most important issue in the campaign would be a government-run health care plan advanced, in part, as a tribute to Kennedy? Scott Brown, who turned his campaign into a national referendum on Obamacare, has convincingly defeated Martha Coakley to earn the right to finish the term of Kennedy. No Republican has been elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts since 1972. The shock waves sent by tonight's upset win cannot be underestimated. Sen. Bayh, look out. Bayh told ABC News tonight that Democrats have pushed their agenda too far to the left. Excuse me, but didn't Sen. Bayh vote for this lousy health care bill that was at the heart of the debate in the Massachusetts' election?