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Scott Brown pulls out of final debate: Storm

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    I think it's the right move ... I'm not pulling for him either so I am not biased.
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    I wish you liberals would make up your minds. Is this the storm of the millenium and we should postpone all activity, or is it just a little wondy out and everything should proceed as normal? :confused:
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    Why do you think so??

    I'm not against him. I might still vote for him. I voted for him before. I wanted this debate bad. I have never had a more difficult time deciding who to vote for before. I don't think I'm alone here.
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    What's confusing is your impulse to define people using over-simplistic terms like "liberal" and "conservative" when the majority of this country defines themselves in more complex terms. For you and tree-hugging hippies, the world is simple. For the rest of us, it's less nlack-and-white.
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    Since when do liberals have a rank file opinion on storm prep?

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    Lots of people like to watch hurricane coverage.
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    Brown lives in Wrentham....he's probably without power as are many in his area.

    a person still has to take care of his stuff
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    So, like I said, I sure wish you liberals would make up your minds and decide if it's business as usual going forward or if we should push the elections back to July, 2015.
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    I don't know what Scott Brown's reasons are...but if this is it, it's a very poor one.

    That's the thing about working in the public sector - you kinda belong to the public and your committment to them usually takes precedence over your committment to your family.

    I'm pretty sure that every firefighter, EMT, cop and other emergency personnel has personal "stuff" to tend to - families that need evacuating, furniture that needs to be put on blocks, sand bags that need to be filled and stacked, windows that need to be boarded, kids that need to be comforted, spouses that need a hand - but they sure don't get to stay home and take care of it.....nor do they expect to. On the contrary, they know they're going to be gone from home far longer than usual - it goes along with the job - it also goes along with being a governor, mayor, senator, congressman, whatever.
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    So, Mrs, you're on board with voting going on as scheduled next Tuesday. Got'cha! :rocker:
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    There is a group of people who's world is black and white, if your not for us, your against us etc.
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    i think it's a smart move

    it's just a debate, it's not an election


    i think the elections should go on as usual , with contingencies for the affected, to let their votes be counted afterwards if they can't make it to the polls during the election

    but this is just some debate
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    I'm not sure how the two are even related.

    The people voting aren't public employees - they don't owe anyone anything. They've made no promises, they collect no paycheck.

    If you'll reread my response, I didn't even offer any commentary on whether he should or should not debate - I merely pointed out that I did not know his reasons, I was not guessing at his reasons, I was just refuting the contention that a person running for public office saying he "having personal storm stuff" to attend to wasn't an accept excuse.
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    why don't you actually say something?
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    What a wimp Brown is. He's backing out because he hasn't done well in the debates, and his only hope of winning is through the SuperPacs trying to package him as competent and Warren and incompetent. People will see through him though, and I think he's making a mistake.
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    It's obviously not the storm of the century in most of MA. Where do you live?
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    Warren's incompetence isn't just packaging. :D
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    Not really the storm of the century in Providence ...

    However we finally got to use our hurricane barrier which was built in the 1960's ... an we needed it.
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    Warren was behind until the debates took place. It's not easy to do much packaging at debates, and even if you do it shows a degree of skill. Romney packaging himself as a moderate in the debates after promoting himself as a "severe conservative" to fool the Republican primary voters showed not only chutzpah, but the skill of slick salesperson.
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    It makes him look pretty bad, in my opinion -- a lame excuse to bail. He must feel that showing up will hurt his chances. The "serious part" of the storm is supposed to be over by tomorrow morning and this has been known since yesterday.

    I think Brown is in desperation mode and the national Republican machine is pouring $$$ into his re-election. Cripes, his commercials are running non-stop. I'm not a big Warren fan, but Brown's negative ads are pretty irritating.
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    I live outside Boston (please note I didn't say how far outside Boston :D).

    Patters, my friend, I agree with you. This storm is certainly creating some flooding and will be doing an awful lot of property damage. - but it hardly qualifies as a state emergency for most states let alone a national emergency.

    Let the election continue as planned! :rocker:
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    Warren is one of the biggest frauds ever to run for office in this state. A multi-million dollar mansion living, rail against the banks no interest borrowing, you didn't build that house flipping, student debt is crippling $365k a year to teach one class making, wannabe indian fraud.

    As for the debate, I guess it depends on your leanings. If you lean Warren it's weak sauce, if you lean Brown you don't care. He's from the south shore (where my sis lives and has been without power since this morning), so maybe it's a legitimate decision. They've had 2 or 3 debates already I think. If you don't know enough to pick one, or someone else, then that's your problem. This is a state election. It's not like we're trying to figure out who these two are.
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    Brown was up in a recently in a Boston Globe poll over Lieawatha the carpet bagger.

    next tuesday can't get here fast enough.
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