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MA-Sen Photos: ‘Paint the Town Red! Croakley’s Dead!’

Below are some photos of yesterday’s People’s Rally in Worcester, the rally that Brown held to counter-program the Obama rally in Boston. The crush of

Karan Emery
Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Jan 18, 2010

Below are some photos of yesterday’s “People’s Rally” in Worcester, the rally that Brown held to counter-program the Obama rally in Boston.

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The crush of Brown supporters trying, and failing, to enter the “People’s Rally.”

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Brown’s “People’s Seat!” slogan appears on as many signs as his own name. One reason why–it avoids the macabre feeling that this version of the slogan produces. The man holding the sign wouldn’t give me a name: “I don’t know where you’re really from.”

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More bluntness.

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President Obama’s visit inspired a ton of mockery which the Brown campaign exploited expertly. Its message, aided by Coakley’s verbal stumbling, is that she is an aloof puppet of the machine-run government that isn’t listening to them.

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It’s a good thing “painting red” is a well-understood way of saying “make Republican,” or else I’d have read this as some sort of Chainsaw Massacre statement.

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A Brown volunteer signing up election day help.

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Sarah Farren of Wrentham, Mass., getting ahead of herself–by her own admission.

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