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Sanity in Massachusetts

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I never thought I would live to see it.

Massachusetts has not only elected a Republican to the United States Senate, but to the seat held by Ted Kennedy for nearly five decades and his brother President Kennedy before that.

This is a stunning repudiation of Barack Obama who one year ago took office. He and the Democrats misread their mandate completely, and have now been told clearly in three elections that the American people don’t want what they’re peddling. I doubt very much that Obama will absorb the message, but I bet many Democrats in Congress will.

I proudly voted for Scott Brown today. It may very well have been the most consequential vote I ever cast.


Written by martinipundit

January 19, 2010 at 11:02 pm

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  1. It was almost unnerving being able to vote for someone instead of just voting against Ted. People I talk with seem upset with the course that government seems to be on and they have registered their disapproval. I wonder if those in Washington are hearing it. To judge from leaders responses, they have not gotten the message sent.


    January 21, 2010 at 7:37 pm

  2. It’s good that people not only in Massachussets are still sane despite the fact that the President is not acting the way he should. Obama has not heard the people’s message yet because if he did, he will not insist on the issue of health care which the people do not want.

    Mark @ Israel

    February 9, 2010 at 2:35 pm

  3. […] Worth reading the whole thing. My principal reason for noting this post is I think it worthy of comment for it’s conservatism. A lot of people are waking up to Scott Brown’s victory and suddenly finding it significant nine months later. Some of us thought it significant at the time. […]

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