MA: Listen to Curt Schilling!

Taken from Hillbuzz:

H/t SallyVee

You know something, if someone running for office in Ohio insulted the Indians, or the stadium we will always call Jacob’s Field, that person would be tarred and feathered.

There are TWO baseball teams and stadiums to avoid insulting here in Chicago, which makes things even more tricky, since a candidate can’t appear to favor one more than the other, or insult either of them.

Martha Coakley’s practically taken photos of Fenway Park, ripped them up into confetti, thrown them in the air, then had dogs urinate on them.  Her attitude is deplorable.  It really does appear her true nature is coming out in this campaign:  she infuriated us by having one of her goons push a reporter to the ground the other day, and now she’s denigrating the kind of old school campaigning we want to see politicians engage in:  going out to meet the voters at places like Fenway Park, which Scott Brown is out there doing.

Coakley insists she’s already won this race, and that going to Fenway Park is stupid, since so many people she hates are milling about there, being stupid, none of them worth her precious time.  This woman has all the time in the world for the Kennedy Family, and for Washington lobbyists, but she can’t deign to shake a few hands outside FENWAY PARK.

She is out of her damn mind.

And Kurt Schilling has now told her so:

Want ANOTHER reason to NOT vote for Martha Coakley???

Posted By Curt Schilling On January 14, 2010 @ 11:02 am In Family, General, Life | 25 Comments

Picked this up from here… [1]

If she hasn’t done it yet, Martha Coakley may have just killed her campaign.

She’s apparently been trying to win the title of Worst Political Campaign Ever, and she might have just clinched it with her little dig at Scott Brown over Fenway Park. [2]

The appearance characterizes Coakley’s approach to this truncated race. Aware that she has little time for the hand-shaking and baby-kissing of a standard political campaign, she has focused instead on rallying key political leaders, Democratic activists, and union organizers, in hope they will get people to the polls.

… Despite that, there is a subdued, almost dispassionate quality to her public appearances, which are surprisingly few. Her voice is not hoarse from late-night rallies. Even yesterday, the day after a hard-hitting debate, she had no public campaign appearances in the state.

Coakley bristles at the suggestion that, with so little time left, in an election with such high stakes, she is being too passive.

“As opposed to standing outside Fenway Park? In the cold? Shaking hands?’’ she fires back, in an apparent reference to a Brown online video of him doing just that. “This is a special election. And I know that I have the support of Kim Driscoll. And I now know the members of the [Salem] School Committee, who know far more people than I could ever meet.’’

There are just so many things wrong with that statement.

It shows her elitism and arrogance unbelievably. Aside from the apparent feeling that the seat belongs to her just by virtue of her party, she just admitted that she doesn’t need to bother meeting with constituents because she’s meeting people like Kim Driscoll, and political leaders, and Democrat activists. I guess they’re the ones that matter, huh? I know it’s a “special election” and all, but that doesn’t mean that she doesn’t need to fight for this seat. Prancing around with this mindset of “Oh, I’m a Democrat, therefore Ted Kennedy’s seat just automatically belongs to me regardless of what the people think,” is idiotic. Acting as if she doesn’t need to give her constituents the time of day is ludicrous. She can make all the snide remarks about Scott Brown shaking hands with people in the cold that she wants, but that’s what you’re supposed to do when you’re trying to get elected. She seems to have forgotten that she’s trying to get elected in Massachusetts, and not in Washington D.C. — if she remembered that, maybe she’d spend more time trying to impress Massachusetts voters and less time rubbing elbows with the Democrat establishment, Big Pharmacy lobbyists, and union leaders. Most normal politicians, Republican or Democrat, do go shake hands with voters. Even if it means standing in the cold outside of Fenway Park.

Finally, has she forgotten who she’s talking to? What state she’s wanting to represent in the Senate? It’s Massachusetts. You do not make sneering insults about Fenway Park. What’s she going to do next, insult the Red Sox? That’d really just be the cherry on top of a delightful campaign. Fenway Park and the Red Sox are damned near sacred to Massachusetts residents, Bostonians in particular. Really, I’m starting to think that she just doesn’t want to get elected or something. Because anyone with half a modicum of sense knows that you do not go into Boston and mess with Fenway Park.


To be honest, as a bunch of gay guys in Boystown, Chicago, we have no idea who Kurt Schilling is.  But, we sure know who Scott Brown is.

He’s Hottie McAwesome.

We love this man.

Checkout his new ad, highlighting him meeting the voters and shaking hands, while Martha Coakley looks down on the voters and instead fancies herself a Royal in the Duchy of Kennedy.

Great Merciful Zeus, people of Massachusetts, teach our would-be aristocrats a valuable lesson and help Scott Brown clean Martha’s entitled, pompous clock on January 19th.


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