Lets not get too far ahead of ourselves here

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    While I am glad that a Republican won on MA, it is telling that he didn't run on the party platform, and he got next to no help from the national party.

    Scott Brown didn't win as a Republican, or as a Conservative. He won as the candidate who wanted to wake up the jerkasses in both parties to listen to the needs of the people. Our elective representitves are sent to do a job, not to engage in middle school insult contests.

    Scott Brown is not the candidate of business as usual, he seems to be the candidate of "Pay attention when we are talking to you"

    He owes the Republicans few favors. He is a minority party candidate and he needs to demonstrate he understands what got him where he is.
     
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    What got him where he is was not the Republican party.... it was 'we, the People'... namely, Independents..... He owes the TEA Partiers, not the Republicans.
     
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    The fact he didn't run as a Republican should be telling to those Republicans both running for reelection and for office that running as a "Republican to keep the Democrats and Health Care out" is a bad idea. Americans want Health Care Reform and even a Public Option if done right.

    But they want Health Care Reform especially.
     
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    He ran a great campaign, and capitalized well on Martha's terrible campaign.
     
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    Her "gift of gab" certainly didn't do her any favors. If she insulted anyone else I think she would of ran out of people in the state to insult.
     
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    We've already done this debate, Dog. It didn't fly then and it doesn't fly now. Don't flog dead horses.... they're dead. The full transcript shows the truth of the interview and it doesn't work for you. Live with it.
     
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    No one is arguing that we need and want Health Care Reform - but I think the Administration just got told really clearly that THIS health care reform is not what Americans want.
     
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    Don't believe me, fine. But it's not my fault that the tea parties are going to regret for what they would consider a RINO if he was an incumbent.
     
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    better a RINO than a leftist democrat.
     

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