Senator Scott Brown has a ready-made explanation for not being here early this week for the Republican National Convention: He’s serving his country in the Army National Guard. Former lieutenant governor Kerry Healey said today that the Massachusetts Republican senator was doing several days of service. She said that was preventing him from showing up at the national gathering of Republicans until Thursday – not any effort to distance himself from the more controversial factions of his own party.
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