Brown More Popular Than Obama and John Kerry... In Massachusetts
12:00 PM, Jun 28, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
Sure, it's easy to get blue about our blue-state friend when he flips to become the deciding vote on gigantic financial regulation reform with more unintended consequences than, well, the last giant piece of legislation with a bunch of blanks to be filled in at a later date by regulators.
But it's days like this when, depsite any votes, he makes me smile again. John Kerry has a pick-up truck on order right now, and he'll be riding that running board like a wind surfing board by 2014:
Kerry and Obama have similar (though slightly lower) favorable numbers than Brown, but their unfavorables are much higher:
Most Massachusetts voters say they still plan to vote for Democrats (42-27), but there seems to be hope in the open-seat race for William Delahunt's spot:
Interestingly, despite some votes that have infuriated small-government conservative supporters, this poll shows 71 percent of Massachusetts voters who back the Tea Party movement think he's done a good job.
As has often been the case this year, and remains dangerous for Democrats, especially in a state where they're entrenched, it's all about the anti-incumbency: