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Pro-gun crowd to Scott Brown:
Stay away from New Hampshire

Politico, by James Hohmann

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Posted By:mikkins2, 12/21/2013 8:47:11 AM

Scott Brown attracted more than 125 pro-gun conservatives to a GOP holiday party here Thursday night — but they came to protest his appearance, not to hear him speak. The spectacle — protesters outnumbered activists who coughed up $50 to see Brown — was a stark illustration of the treacherous political terrain facing the 54-year-old New Hampshire transplant if he launches a Senate bid that’s looking more likely by the day.Brown, who pulled up to the old Nashua Public Library in his iconic GMC truck, which still bears Massachusetts plates, is being courted by Washington Republicans as their best and probably

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No doubt at the urging of the Republican Establishment to try to stave off another possible seat that could be picked up by the Tea Party. The fact that he is a flatland carpetbagger is beside the point.

"Live Free Or Die" doesn´t mean to defend yourself with more government and die from a criminals bullet before it responds Scotty.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: altoona, 12/21/2013 8:56:38 AM     (No. 9662806)

Campaigns like Brown´s don´t just happen. This is being orchestrated by the Soros wing of the GOP.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/21/2013 9:10:55 AM     (No. 9662849)

Scott Brown blew it the first time around and lost the support of the Conservative base that put him there. We won´t be fooled again.

Now he just wants to become another career politician like the rest of them. Stand strong NH.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: plex, 12/21/2013 9:27:46 AM     (No. 9662876)

For the moment, I will give him a break. He did win in a state that does not support conservatives. He represented a state that does not support conservatives. Why would you expect him to act as a conservative under those conditions?

Well, how much more conservative is New Hampshire? Would you not expect him to represent the majority of New Hampshire?
These days, few, very few, politicians have solid political beliefs other than getting re-elected so it is very difficult to determine in advance how Scott Brown will behave if elected to represent New Hampshire.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/21/2013 10:00:00 AM     (No. 9662947)

Go to California, Scott, they like Brown politics.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/21/2013 10:06:07 AM     (No. 9662961)

Not your principled Politician. Just another RINO we would not be able to count on when we REALLY needed the vote.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 12/21/2013 10:07:22 AM     (No. 9662967)

The NH senators from the Republican Party I recall were Bob Smith, Judd Gregg and one of the Sununu´s. Not exactly TEA party types. NH was a little more conservative when Bob Smith was in the Senate. Brown would seem to be a good fit. But if TEA party people want to throw a fit and let Shaheen return in 2015 that´s their choice.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/21/2013 10:45:35 AM     (No. 9663026)

If I were in NH, I would support Scott Brown. I have yet to find my perfect candidate and I suspect Brown´s critics haven´t found one either. New Hampshire would benefit by having him represent it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/21/2013 10:49:02 AM     (No. 9663031)

When this guy threw his votes in with the pro gun control crowd, he finished his career with conservatives. It doesn´t matter what state he wants to represent, he has proven himself to be too unreliable.

We understand the NE dilemma for republicans, but we don´t need anymore pro gun control rinos in Congress.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Susannah, 12/21/2013 11:06:34 AM     (No. 9663074)

#8, thanks for acknowledging and understanding the dilemma, which many don´t, or refuse to do, but realistically, the best conservatives can hope for in New England is someone who´s with you 75-80% of the time rather than against you 100% of the time.

The six state area isn´t gun-free anyway. Vermont has the fewest gun laws (except for one of the Dakotas, I think) of any state in the union. Anyone can own as many guns as he or she likes, without restriction. Even Massachusetts has a high population of gun owners and hunters.

Brown voted against a lot of things anathema to conservatives, including Obamacare and the DREAM act. Better him than a Democrat who wants the government to monitor every aspect of your life.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/21/2013 11:47:31 AM     (No. 9663153)

Brown voted in favor of the Dodd-Fwank legislation.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dixie, 12/21/2013 1:06:15 PM     (No. 9663280)

Scott Brown should drive his pickup truck to somewhere where he won´t damage America any more than he already has. Quebec comes to mind...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/21/2013 1:42:15 PM     (No. 9663341)

Brown´s carpetbag contains support for gun control. Maybe carrying it to NH isn´t such a great idea.

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