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Top Deval adviser no fan
of Barney Frank´s Senate bid

Boston Herald, by Joe Battenfeld

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/6/2013 5:32:07 AM

Former congressman Barney Frank´s unusual public plea to Gov. Deval Patrick for the job as interim U.S. senator is getting the thumbs down from one influential Democrat -- Patrick´s former top political strategist. "I respect Cong. Frank and what he has accomplished, but there are better options for MA Senate interim appointment," tweeted Doug Rubin, the mastermind behind Patrick´s two successful gubernatorial campaigns and Elizabeth Warren´s winning U.S. Senate bid. Rubin´s tweet yesterday sent Massachusetts Democrats buzzing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/6/2013 7:05:49 AM     (No. 9101142)

Frank should leave the public view and stay there.If nothing else,Frank protected the corrupt mortgage industry which has cost taxpayers and banks countless billions.Frank/Dodd is basically killing off small business in this country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: beca, 1/6/2013 7:17:06 AM     (No. 9101156)

beter options...you bet there are but mass. wont do the right thing...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pomom, 1/6/2013 8:01:39 AM     (No. 9101221)

Bawney needs a job but apparently has no marketable skills.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Judith, 1/6/2013 8:52:23 AM     (No. 9101301)

MA just had the head of the "safety office" quit/retire because of all the complaints about the mess she ran that office into. One scandal after another and VERY costly damage due to her incompetence. Patrick just nominated be to become a judge. Like his good buddy obama, a judge should have "feelings" in order to do a good job. You guessed it, another affirmative action woman. With these nitwits nominating people based on their empathy and not on a record of competence and judicial/legal knowledge and accomplishments....our third branch of government is useless....to a republic, but not to a dictatorship.
I´m betting patrick has a higher bidder waiting in the wings for that job. But patrick wishes to become the next potus and if he alienates the gay community, he won´t make it. Interesting to see how this pans out.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/6/2013 8:59:17 AM     (No. 9101314)

Deval will have a shiny, new Coupe de Ville shortly after he makes his pick.

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