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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Poll: Brown, Warren Deadlocked In Tight Massachusetts Senate Race

Poll: Brown, Warren Deadlocked In Tight Massachusetts Senate Race

According to a recent Suffolk University poll, Republican Senator Scott Brown is now in a virtual tie with his Democratic challenger, Elizabeth Warren.

Brown leads Warren 48 percent to 47 percent, well within the poll’s margin of error. Brown’s lead is significantly down from Suffolk University’s February poll, in which he led Warren by 9 percentage points.

The poll contains more good news for Warren: 49 percent of voters see her as representing the interests of middle-class families, compared to just 36 percent who said the same of Brown. Furthermore, while 72 percent of likely voters were aware of the controversy surrounding Warren’s Native American heritage, 49 percent of those voters believe her side of the story (compared to just 28 percent who don’t,) and 69 percent of voters said that story was not significant.

Warren may also be helped by a strong performance from President Obama, who leads Mitt Romney by 25 points in the former Massachusetts governor’s home state.

On the flip side, Warren’s attempt to paint Brown as a tool of Wall Street has been ineffective. 55 percent of voters disagreed with the statement that a vote for Brown is a vote for Wall Street, compared to 33 percent who agreed.

As Suffolk University Political Research Center director David Paleologos said in a statement, the race is expected to be close and costly to the end.

“In both the February and May polls, Brown has fallen short of the coveted 50 percent mark for an incumbent, while Elizabeth Warren has converted some undecided voters since February,” he said. “This leaves both campaigns no choice but to spend tens of millions of dollars in an all-out war to woo the five percent of voters who will decide this election.”

  • You go gal! Keep it up.

  • Elizabeth Warren is the best candidate and the Repuglicans can’t stand it because she will make them tow the line. She was the collapse coming and talked about but of course they didn’t want to hear it. Just think where we would be if McCain had gotten in. Warren 2012!

    • Nancianne

      Warren is no different than most politicians. She want to project a holier than thou persona and it doesn’t fly.

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      • ObozoMustGo

        Nancianne…. finally an objective post. A rarity in this sea of leftist insanity called The Memo.

        Have a great Memorial Day weekend! Remember, we are the land of the free because of the brave.

        • Nancianne

          Thank You…

      • William Deutschlander

        You certainly do not know what you are blogging about, sick!

  • ObozoMustGo

    Yes… Mass. really needs their first Cherokee senator, dont they? Bwaaaaaahahahahahaha

    Lizzy “I’ll lie about my heritage to get advantages” Warren is a complete moron, almost as stupid as Joe Biden. You leftist nutjobs should be embarrassed by her.

    Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

    • metrognome3830

      Now there you go, just voting on the candidate’s looks again. Are you hoping Scott Brown will run his centerfold picture again? Or does he have another accomplishment we don’t know about? Enlighten us, OMG.

      And after you do that, have a nice weekend yourself.

      • ObozoMustGo

        Hey metro! I hope your weekend is going well, and wish you and your family the best, my lefty friend.

        As far as enlightening you, it’s really this simple. Lizzy Warren repeatedly lied about her heritage in circumstances where it gave her advantages for advancement. And she continues this lie to this day in the attempt to gain advantage and power as a Senator. Whether you agree with Scott Brown or not, Lizzy is a LIAR! We already have enough problems with politicians lying to us without knowingly supporting one that has the gall to LIE IN YOUR FACE about something that is completely pointless, but only seeks to cover her history of lies that are now documented.

        Dont support someone that thinks so little of you that she is willing to lie to your face about something as meaningless as a phony heritage.

        There. Do you feel enlightened now?

        By the way, I dont care what Scott Brown looks like. That’s definitely NOT my schtick!

        Have a great Memorial Day, metro! Remember, we are the land of the free because of the brave.

        • metrognome3830

          Good Morning OMG! Yes, my weekend is going well and I wish you and yours the best, as well.

          I must admit I am not fully up to speed on just what Elizabeth Warren lied about in regard to her heritage. Maybe I’m getting used to the idea that being a politician almost requires lying. As you say, the lie is completely pointless and if she is guilty I must admit to being very disappointed.

          Sorry about the little dig about Scott Brown’s centerfold picture. I didn’t really think that was your schtick. But, being a well-known smart-ass (not to be confused with being smart), I was just trying to maintain my status and my heritage.

          You have a great Memorial Day as well, OMG. Yes, we are free because of the brave. And bravery manifests itself in many ways.

          • ObozoMustGo

            Hi Metro. No need to apologize at all. Keep the insults coming. It’s all in good fun, my friend, and worthy of some really good laughs.

            God bless you and your wonderful family! 🙂

    • Bozo you have a terrible habit of calling people stupid – Paul Krugman, President Obama, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden. All people who are most likely better educated than you and this is your way of demeaning them. Warren is trying to protect the common person from the banks that charge exhorbitant interest on credit cards, changes rules as they see fit and in general rib people off. A guess you must be a 1%er to call Warren an idiot but then again after reading the crap you put in your posting why would I expect anything different.

      • ObozoMustGo

        Billy… I call them stupid for one simple reason…….. THEY ARE STUPID!!! Everyone of them.

        And if you believe that bullsheet about Lizzy “trying to protect the common man”, you might also find yourself in that same camp. She’s nothing more than a leftist nutjob hack selling that line of crap to any useful idiot dumb enough to buy it so she can lie her way to advantage and power. She’s a piece of garbage and Scott Brown will crush her in November like a roache!

        Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

    • BOZO, I really like the well-read, well-informed blogs you right wingers puke up. Who you been reading? Oh, that’s right, your radicals don’t read, you listined to the likes of (INS)Hannity and Limbaugh.

      • ObozoMustGo

        uhhh… speedy…. in case you haven’t noticed, this is a leftist nutjob website that requires READING in order participate. I dont often go just to websites where I already know everyone will agree with me. I’d rather get in the trenches with leftist nutjobs and useful idiots like you to “battle it out”, so to speak. It’s much for fun to be in the fight than it is to be an observer, dont you agree?

        Have a great Memorial Day!

        • joyscarbo

          Yes, this website does like an intellegent exchange of ideas. With that, we must have facts to back up how our opinions are formed.

          The issue of race is a constant one from the conservative right-wing republicans while all the while telling everyone that race isn’t an issue. So if race has nothing to do with not liking Obama, then race certainly not be an issue with Ms. Warren either. Obviously, Scott Brown must be very worried with Elizabethe Warren if he’s (or his staff or party) researching her thoroughly and attacking her for claiming to be a Native American. There is absolutely no evidence that she actually experienced any monetary gain or advantage because she claimed “Native American” status. There is no compelling evidence that she claimed to belong to a specific clan of a Cherokee tribe and received “tribal funds” or any monetary gain directly related to being a Native American.

          Speaking in generalizations, being a minority is not some club that the majority is trying to get into at every turn because they have some sort of “advantage.” There is no advantage to being a minority in the USA. Yes, there are laws that are in place to attempt to level the playing field for all races but lets face it- discrimination still exists despite the best efforts of the law. I know it’s not something we caucasians want to admit, but it’s just not the reality that my black husband and mixed children experience. And I live in a fairly liberal state and city. We like to say it’s not a race thing, but until you walk in the shoes of another person you just don’t really know another person’s experience.

          • ObozoMustGo

            Hi Joy. I have a few friends of different religions and racial/ethnic backgrounds (Indian, Asian, Black, Jewish, Hispanic). We have had this same discussion previously. The true answer is that none of them have experienced any racisim/anti-semitism in their lives that has been anything other than a nuisance for an instant they perceived it, and certainly they do not experience it daily or believe it impacts their lives at all. They all do agree, as I do, that if you’re mentality is one of being a victim, if you choose to see barriers all around you in life, if your preference is to blame others for your position in life, then yes, I would say your world is a reflection of your perceptions and expectations. My point is that it’s NOT really a big problem as much as race hustlers like Sharpton and Jackson and NBP and others like them want it to be. For if the so-called race problem was not so much of a problem in reality, then the race hustlers would not have any business, would they?

            By the way, the issue of race is NOT from conservatives. It is a wedge issue the Dems have been using for decades. I dont know a single conservative that does not believe in MLK’s dream about being judged not by the color of his skin, but the content of his character!

            As to Lizzy Warrren, if you think that getting into Harvard as a student or getting accepted onto the faculty are NOT advantanges, both in presitige and money, you are wildly mistaken, my lefty friend. Even you can admit that. And application forms dont request you to say what specific clan you belonged to. Even in leftist nutjob world, such parsing would be going to far. Although, it could be argued that claiming specific membership in the Cherokee tribe instead of a general claim of Native American heritage could be considered specific, dont you think?

            And Lizzy… clearly, she is a liar. She was caught lying to gain advantage. Her institution allowed her to lie so they could check off the boxes under affirmative action racial quotas. Lizzy was a two-for…. a women and an indian… the University loved that lie. But in the real world, normal and objective people have a legitimate question about the character of someone that deliberately lies about something so meaningless, and then doubles down on that lie to cover up her previous lies.

            I dont care how leftist the candidates you Dems want to run and support. That’s your party and your business. But for the good Lord’s sake, don’t support someone that thinks your so stupid that she can lie in your face and you’ll still support her. At least have that line drawn in the sand.

            Does that make sense, my lefty friend?

            Have a great evening, Joy! Send my regards to your lucky hubby and family. 🙂

          • joyscarbo

            What people of other races and religions tell you (I’m guessing you’re a white guy from what you’ve said in the past) isn’t what they would say if you weren’t present for the conversation. Race is certainly still a very real issue for minority races in the US. I know because I’m closer to issues of race since I’ve married and had children with an African American man. My best friend from earlychildhood (a 40+ year friendship) is multi-racial: African American, Native American and caucasian. Her mother is like a second mother to me and probably a part of the reason I married a black man. She’s a university professor (now retired) and she taught minority studies. She taught me a lot about the challenges that people of color faced historically and going forward after the civil rights era. So you see, my experience and understanding comes from a deep appreciation and knowledge of some of the more subtle racism that we’ve adopted today. Racism is there, it’s just not obvious- like “cross-burning” obvious. Your comments about Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are disparaging are woefully typical of caucasians. African Americans don’t dislike these men, although they’re not going to tell you that to your face. Jesse Jackson fought right along side MKLduring the civil rights movement and he is well respected in the African American community. Rev. Al Sharpton is as well. Jackson and Sharpton are advocates for the black community- they’re not here to make caucasians feel better about themselves. African Americans KNOW that racism still exists and when there is a perceived injustice, they are there. The issues that Jesse and Al talk about don’t offend me. I would hope that if my son were Trayvon Martin, that they would come to my son’s defense. If they make you feel uncomfortable, maybe you should look at how you really feel about other races or religions.
            Having taken your advice and went to “The Blaze” I found a lot discriminatory language being tossed about. It was shocking and disgusting. There’s no reasonable discussion there.
            As for Ms. Warren, my opinion stands. I’ve always been told that I’m part Native American as well…but I also understand that it is a distant kinship. Your idea that Ms. Warren has received SO much because she claimed Native American status is just a negative comment. It’s her cross to bear and if any laws were violated, I’m sure the republican party will condemn her until kingdom come.

      • 13gc

        BOZO,RUSH and HANNITY.A perfect example of what happens when cousins marry.

    • Are you a jerk in real life or just when you’re hiding behind your computer screen?

      • ObozoMustGo

        Hi Mark!

        It’s really this simple. Lizzy Warren repeatedly lied about her heritage on official applications in circumstances where it gave her advantages for advancement. And she continues this lie to this day in the attempt to gain advantage and power as a Senator. Whether you agree with Scott Brown or not, Lizzy is a LIAR! We already have enough problems with politicians lying to us without knowingly supporting one that has the gall to LIE IN YOUR FACE about something that is completely pointless, but only seeks to cover her history of lies that are now documented.

        Dont support someone that thinks so little of you that she is willing to lie to your face about something as meaningless as a phony heritage.

        You know what I type is true!

        Have a great Memorial Day!

    • dtgraham

      So, don’t vote warren because she’s 1/32 Cherokee . Yes, I’m so embarrassed about Elizabeth because of that. What kind of frontal lobe do you have to have to think like ObozoMustGo?

  • Obozomustgo into an asylum. Scott Brown is a rightwing fascit, neoconman, corporate xxss kisser, he caters to the Big Banks, and Wall street crooks, should be tarred and feathered.

    • ObozoMustGo

      Stanley, on this long weekend, you should have plenty of time to work out that crack pipe of yours!

      Have a great Memorial Day!

  • I can understand how family legends can be believed. I thought for most of my life I was descended from the first King of all of Ireland, this is what my Grandmother used to tell me. I found out in my 60’s through reading Irish history she was wrong, such a disappointment after a lifetime of belief.
    It is the O’ Brian’s, not the Brady’s, who are descended from Brian Boru, the first king of all Ireland, O’ Brian means son of Brian in Irish.
    You can’t blame a woman for believing in a family legend.
    Ms Warren is the best candidate for Senate that I have seen in tears and I’m not going to hold a mistaken belief in her ancestry against her.

    • ObozoMustGo

      You are sadly mistaken, Debbie. She lied about her heritage specifically for the purpose of taking advantage of favorable treatment because of it. Plain and simple. SHE DELIBERATELY LIED MULTIPLE TIMES FOR FAVORABLE TREATMENT!

      Lizzy Warren is just a typical leftist nutjob scamming the system for their own benefit all the while selling you on the garbage propaganda that “she’s for the little person”. What a crock of crap!

      Have a great Memorial Day!

  • Nancianne

    Warren is no different than most politicians. She want to project a holier than thou persona and it doesn’t fly.

    • William Deutschlander

      Me thinks you know nothing about the LADY, she is not a politican, she is seeking office in an effort to re-establish DEMOCRACY in the United States of America, because she is a dedicated, true blue AMERICAN!

  • William Deutschlander

    OBOZOMUSTGO – You need to pull your , you know what, well probably you do not, so a little clue, begins with a and ends with s and contains 3 letters.

    I assume the Great Recession of 2008, in your polluted thoughts, was good for America and the World, and you would like a repeat performance ala Mitt!

    • ObozoMustGo

      Nazi Bill… every time you speak, you give the rest of us a little window into how dumb you actually are. Maybe you’re just drunk or stoned all the time. Go back to your ‘Occupy’ encampment and leave the heavy lifting to your more capable leftist nutjobs that have an IQ in double digits please.

      Have a great Memorial Day, Nazi Bill!

  • forrest57

    Obozo reminds me ot the highschool bullie that always has some smart assed remark to make that has nothin g to do with the subject at hand. The preverbial STICK in the shit pot. nothing of real importance . The best way to deal with this type of bullie is to ignore it as it has no real value
    GOOD DAY!

  • geewilly

    Not to worry… scott can be the “poster” child for the boomers if he loses his senate seat.

  • ObozoMustGo

    Not really, Joy. Neither I nor anyone I know personally… well, no… I do have one really far left wacko friend that I have debated for 6 years. He’s been a great lesson in understanding the psycosis that is the leftist mentality. One of the toughest things for you guys on the left to do is to step out of the “victimization world view”. And what is said amongst my friends is NOT any different than what they say when I’m not there. No one is hiding anything. They are all mostly successful middle class people with great families who do not buy the issue of race as an inhibitor to anything they have sought to accomplish in any area of their lives. It’s just not an issue. But, if it is your world view, than so be it. You can choose to see the world as you wish. Trust me, the victim view is not the most beneficial view for successful living.

    If you say that racism is there still, but has now gone covert instead of being out in the open like cross burning, then I’d say that I was right. In your case, you must have bias toward believing it’s there when you dont see it because, after all, you just know it is going on and you feel it. I’d say it’s not covert and it’s not there because it’s not. I’m 46 and was never raised to think that blacks or whites should be treated any differently because of skin color. I teach my children this lesson today. We live in a neighborhood with varieties of people from all walks of life and there is no difference between this or any other neighborhood.

    And while we are at it, Jackson and Sharpton may have been a part of MLK’s movement, but they quickly found revenues in as they have hijacked the original movement to their personal financial gain. They are race hustlers, and they need the Travon Martin’s of the world to sell their drivel. The more they stir the pot, the more money they make shaking down everyone that gets in the way.

    Joy, help me out. Why are Sharpton and Jackson and others called “Black Leaders”? Are there guys that are “Italian Leaders” or “Swedish Leaders” or “Hispanic Leaders” or “White Leaders”? I dont have anyone I consider a “Polish Leader” or “White Leader”. Why is it that Blacks are the only ones that have so-called “Leaders”? Isnt it demeaning to have to say that blacks are all so monolithic that they must have “leaders” to speak for them? That always puzzled me. It’s downright silly!

    Re: going to the Blaze… I dont know what “discriminatory language” you speak of but if you want to see it in anything there is, you can probably find it no matter where you go. It’s your point of view.

    Just remember, if you think of your political views of the left, and recognize that the Holy Trinity of the left is Race, Gender, and Class, you will begin to note that almost every belief you have fits into some form of victimization that eqates to one or more of those 2 categories. The possible 4th is the religious ferver over environmentalism.

    And remember, Joy, I dont really care what you believe. I respect your views a great deal and have come to enjoy my discussions with you very much. If we had met outside of this forum, we would probably be very good friends.

    Have a wonderful evening, Joy. God bless you and your family!