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A Strange Scott Brown Gaffe

Josh Marshall is all over GOP Senate candidate Scott Brown’s strange statement to reporters that he was unfamiliar with the Tea Party movement. Whatever he

Liam Evans
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Jan 14, 2010

Josh Marshall is all over GOP Senate candidate Scott Brown’s strange statement to reporters that he was “unfamiliar” with the Tea Party movement. Whatever he meant, that’s not true — Brown, like many Republican officeholders, spoke at Tea Party events in 2009, and has counted on their support to raise money for his sleeper campaign. It’s the first time Brown has really failed to thread the needle between his support from a national conservative movement that’s not popular in Massachusetts and his promise to be an independent, “people’s” senator.

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