Just a few months ago, Gabriel Gomez was the man who had everything.
He was a former Navy SEAL with a gold-plated business career, a house out of an architectural magazine, a lovely family — and, quite possibly, a successful political future in the US Senate. He was going places.
Back then, he was the new Scott Brown — without the pickup truck. He became the Republican nominee for Senate by acclamation, basically.
Recently, though, the Gomez campaign has been the scene of an unwelcome visitor. Reality.
The first tangible sign of trouble may have been the day he called his Democratic opponent for the Senate, Congressman Ed Markey, “pond scum.”
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