Politics makes for strange … roleplaying. Yesterday I wrote that the League of Women Voters launched ads and a website blasting one Republican and one Democratic Senator each for voting to block the EPA from updating clean air safeguards to protect public health from carbon pollution.
Now, Scott Brown is crying victim, accusing the League of abandoning non-partisanship with these “phony attacks.” Between the tears and sniffling though, he is asking his supporters to send him money “Please contribute $1,000, $500, or even $50 right now below this message to help us fight back.”
I have no idea what Scott Brown means by saying he’s going to “fight back.” But his message about these ads does make clear how twisted and faulty his logic is.
For example, the senator says “As a father, I would never do anything to put my two daughters or anyone else’s children in harms [sic] way.” And that one of his most “solemn responsibilities” is to “protect children.”
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