The Corner

Will Martha Get the Sarah Treatment?

When Massachusetts attorney general Martha Coakley, running for the Democratic nomination to fill Ted Kennedy’s U.S. Senate seat, was asked about her lack of foreign-policy experience during an interview this weekend, she explained offered her credentials:

“I have a sister who lives overseas, and she’s been in England and now lives in the Middle East,” Coakley said, adding she has traveled but declining to say where.

The Boston Herald noted this inadequate answer — and made Palin comparisons — but the Boston Globe somehow missed the comments.

The Republican who she’ll likely face in the general election, Scott Brown (a lieutenant colonel in the National Guard), released this “Call Your Sister” video in response: