Voter anxiety and resentment, building for months in a troubled economy, exploded like a match on dry kindling in the final days of the special election for US Senate. In arguably the most liberal state in the nation, a Republican – and a conservative one at that – won and will crash the Bay State’s all-Democratic delegation with a mandate to kill the health care overhaul pending in Congress.
I was at an event last night in nyc. lauren sent me a txt that said two words: “brown won”. It was crushing. Some of us are going to shine a light on the problems with our democratic party while others are going to step it up and help. I’m going to do both.