The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Hooray! No Talk of Replacing Warren in Massachusetts!


Great news for Scott Brown in Massachusetts: “‘This is a race that is a dead heat,’ said state Democratic Party chairman John Walsh, citing a recent poll and insisting the flap has had no effect on Warren’s standing as the party’s front-runner. He said no one is talking about replacing her. ‘It’s not a sentiment that is out there at all.’”

I suppose if you offered Warren a clear path to the nomination, like a gift, and then decided you wanted to take it back, it would make you an… eh, never mind, too easy.

But as Bob Torricelli taught us, it is never too late for Democrats to switch out a doomed, scandal-plagued candidate for a more electable replacement.

Tags: Elizabeth Warren , Scott Brown


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