More Hypocrisy from Scott Brown

Just how dumb does he think we are?

progressmass   |   Mon, Jun 18, 2012 11:49 AM EST
This is an oldie but goodie – worth remembering as the Senate campaign begins to focus on (gasp!) issues. – promoted by david

[Cross-posted from the ProgressMass blog.  Like ProgressMass on Facebook and follow on Twitter.]

A few weeks back, an event took place at Faneuil Hall to celebrate the opening of a new visitor’s center.  There was a fancy ribbon cutting, with our Republican junior Senator, Scott Brown, front and center for the photo opportunity.

Republican Scott Brown at Faneuil Hall ribbon cutting eventPhoto Credit: CBS/AP

Unfortunately for Republican Scott Brown, his presence at the celebratory event and ribbon cutting ceremony reeked of hypocrisy.  Why?  Congressman Michael Capuano put it plainly:

US Representative Michael E. Capuano, clearly needling Brown, who was seated at his side, declared twice that the funding to renovate the hall came from the stimulus package and from an earmark.

As the crowd applauded the Somerville Democrat’s comments, Brown, who has been critical of earmarks and the stimulus program, sat quietly with his hands folded.


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