It was going so well at the Senate debate in Springfield on Wednesday night. It really was.
The moderator was doing this bizarre thing, only asking questions about policy. Elizabeth Warren acknowledged that Scott Brown had cast some good votes, but he wasn’t a dependable vote for women and the middle class. Scott Brown looked infinitely improved, saying he didn’t want to raise taxes on anyone in these tough times, especially not the vaunted “job creators.”
The tone was fairly civil. The differences were crystal clear. The voters could feel reasonably good about both choices.
And then along came Brown with this little gem: “When I served in Afghanistan…”
Served in Afghanistan? Scott Brown?
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