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Scott Brown Pretty Much Asking People Who Lost Loved Ones To Mesothelioma To Punch Him In The Nads

Hey, Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown! You are so cool and likable, everyone likes you so much! Why, professional Boston journalists what know stuff told us to our faces that without any doubt you were going to cream Elizabeth Warren this year, because people think you are a “good guy.” How have you shit on that image today? Oh, by calling the people who cut ads for Elizabeth Warren, explaining how she had helped them and their families in their asbestos-related suit, lying liars who are “paid actors”? We wonder what they thought of that?

“Let Scott Brown tell me to my face that I am nothing but a paid actor, and I’ll set him straight on what it was like to watch my father suffocate to death,” [John F.] English said.

Another victim’s family member who appeared in a Warren advertisement about the asbestos controversy spoke out about Brown’s comments as well. Steven Yapp said that Brown’s actor comments were cruel.

“To dismiss what my family went through by calling me a paid actor isn’t just disrespectful, but it’s cruel,” Yapp said. “He’s attacking people who lost loved ones to asbestos poisoning, just because we stepped forward to tell the truth about Elizabeth Warren. Sen. Brown showed his true colors today. He’s a politician who will say anything and attack anyone that gets in his way.”

In other paid actor news, Brown’s campaign has been hiring homelesses to wear “Obama Supporters for Brown” shirts at rallies. But that’s different, somehow, because … oh right. Because Warren’s paid actors weren’t.


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  1. snowpointsecret

    Dear Scott Brown:

    If you want to win, don't try to emulate Mitt Romney when it comes to likeabliity. It doesn't work.

    Sincerely, Massachusetts.

    1. Generation[redacted]

      "People dying of lung cancer pay no taxes and are completely dependent on the health care system. I'll never convince them to stand up and take responsibility for their lives."

      "My chances would be a lot better if I had mesothelioma. I'm kidding of course."

  2. Jus_Wonderin

    Rebecca, I think there is a Brown typo on the posting.

    "…cut ads for Elizabeth Brown, explaining how…"

    1. Fare la Volpe

      Didn't you hear? He put a ring on it!!! The shower is on Saturday: the theme is Pretty in Pink!

    1. actor212

      I can't figure out how this guy won in the first place.

      Oh. Right. He ran against Martha "I Got This In The Bag, So Let Me Insult People" Coakley.

          1. MittBorg

            Pretty good, overall. I'm adjusting to my new weird disorder. (My fake leg won't take my weight anymore, it keeps buckling, lost sensation in parts). Got an appointment with the surgeon. We'll see what happens. Got my garden stuff in and maybe soon I'll be able to go out there and clean up the mess.

            How's by you, sweeetpea?

          2. starfanglednut

            I didn't know you had a fake leg. I hope the doc gets you squared away toot sweet. I'm good. Almost done with school, and have started sending my writing to literary magazines which is a big step and makes me feel like a real writer.

  3. kissawookiee

    Brown's weren't really paid actors because they didn't have SAG cards. He's running for elected office, for Pete's sake, and can't have union thugs around.

  4. Hammiepants

    Has this guy said anything, once, ever, of substance in this campaign? He's all, "Professor Pocahontas Paid Actors". I'd punch him in the 'nads myself if I thought I could find them.

  5. Antispandex

    Count down until the total denial and reversal to some statement that he was only, "Saying what my opponent in this race has been saying", in 3-2-1….

  6. BadKitty904

    How is this race even remotely close? This guy is a cheap, soulless Ryan rip-off wearing a Kennedy mask…

    1. Negropolis

      The race actually isn't that close, anymore. Warren is pulling away out of the station. Whoever was originally flirting with Brown got their free dinner, and now they are on their way back home.

  7. Oblios_Cap

    A group with the startling moniker “Obama Supporters for Brown” showed up in Dudley Square yesterday — and were hit with an apparent racist slur from a group of Warren backers — while organizers acknowledged they were paying modest “per diems” to homeless people and others to wear the T-shirts in an area where civic leaders have come out strong for Elizabeth Warren.

    Modest per-diems, eh? From each according to their abilities, to each according to their needs, I guess.

    Why does that sound familiar?

    1. Boojum

      I hope someone finds those homeless workers and files a wage and hour lawsuit against Brown for failing to pay minimum wage. Because I bet they paid them a bottle of hooch and a can of hobo beans for a full day's work.

    2. bikerlaureate

      Last night, people held Warren signs across the street from the Brown campaign office, and one shouted: “You know those field people and those house people. This election is about that.”

      Emphasis added.

  8. PugglesRule

    Scott Brown – I knew someone who died from mesothelioma. I would be happy to invite her widower to go to Massachusetts and punch you in the nads, you stupid dickhead.

  9. Lot_49

    Let's not be fooled by our experience with the Kennedys. It's no longer necessary to think that reasonably attractive middle-aged white guys from Massachusetts are smart. For example:

    1. Scott Brown
    2. Mitt Romney

    1. Negropolis

      Silly, everyone knows that Mitt was originally assembled at a AMC factory in an indisclosed location in Detroit.

    1. Fare la Volpe

      Can we trust Elizabeth Warren to be unbiased towards white people? We're just asking questions!

    1. johnnyzhivago

      It used to (and probably still is) the highest paying Google ad keyword, which is why you often see people put it – for no apparent reason – on their website, although this reveals how little they actually know about how this works.

  10. FakaktaSouth

    Scott Brown should at least be more honest and give those people shirts that say "Homeless people who want to be that way forever with more Koch." He's the worst.

    1. Negropolis

      Oh, that's not quite right. The homeless won't be homeless very long under a President Romney. They'll be made into food for the poor, who will eventually fall homeless themselves, and from there on out its lather, rinse, repeat until a solution is finally reached…

  11. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    You know, less than 40 years ago, being a Massachusetts Republican meant that you were sort of respectful.

    Now it apparently means you are a lying sack of shit that will say anything to get elected.

        1. MittBorg

          "Notebook of Nipples" had me peeing my pants. Jeez, I don't have to worry about old age and approaching incontinence, I've been pissing myself laughing for years!

          He really dissected Romney, though didn't he? Although I think his jab at Obama was also well-deserved.

  12. actor212

    Um, not for nothing but FCC regulations insist that people who are in those commercials have to actually be what they say they are or use the product.

    No, really. I'm serious! Those Dexatrim commercials? Those folks actually ponied up (they can't get the product for free, altho it can be included as part of their compensation package) for the shit, used it, then did testimonials.

    Same thing with those meso lawyer ads: that guy Doug actually has meso and actually sued and won.

    Scott Brown, as a Senator, should be able to find this out before he cuts an ad that's a….say it with me, children…LIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. Fare la Volpe

      Thank God we can work around those little rules by putting our paid actor in a lab coat . We're not saying she's a doctor, just implying it very loudly.

    2. emmelemm

      Isn't it that if they are paid actors, it has to say in little print at the bottom of the screen, "Paid actor"?

    3. sullivanst

      FEC regs also too prohibit "false statements", especially those relating to endorsements (and isn't cutting a campaign ad an endorsement?) although the FEC several years ago just threw its hands up and quit the enforcement business entirely, pretty much, which is maybe why John Conyers introduced a bill to create a private cause of action to secure preventive relief from such false statements?

    1. Mumbletypeg

      In July of 1980, McQueen traveled to Rosarita Beach, Mexico, to be treated in clinic by doctors using Dr. Kelley's regimen.

      I should've stopped reading there. But I suspected there was a lesson to be learned, personally.

      He underwent a torturous three-month regimen that involved fetal animal injections, laetrile treatments (controversial drug made from apricot pits), ingestion of over 100 vitamins per day, coffee enemas, massages, and spiritual sessions.

      That's IT. I gotta bite the bullet and kick that nasty apricot pit habit for good.
      [snark off/ Poor McQueen, that was a hell of a brutal way to go out.]

        1. Fare la Volpe

          Mitt would be typecast as the leader of the yuppie rival team. The one who calls our plucky underdogs "Mega dorks" and eventually gets itching powder put in his Jockstrap.

    1. FakaktaSouth

      I think he's just a whore. And he's on video a bit, so I guess that's one kind of actor anyway.

  13. CthuNHu

    What can Brown do for you? Besides insult your families and hire the homeless to campaign against the candidate who gives a damn about them.

    1. gullywompr

      If the GOP gets their way, they'll be showing their tits all right. Because nobody will have shirts on their back. Or their tits.

  14. MonkeyMotion

    Jeezus. After this election cycle Al Franken's gonna need to update his
    "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them" with another 28 chapters.

    1. PugglesRule

      Before or after he unnecessarily washed pots and pans in a homeless shelter?

      Wait, wrong asshole. My bad.

    2. Negropolis

      So, that's why this nice man was naked in Cosmo. He literally had just come from giving some homeless dude the clothes of his back.

    1. Fare la Volpe

      You severely overestimate Scott's size. Don't forget it was covered up by a magazine crease.

  15. Goonemeritus

    The question a Massachusetts voters needs to ask themselves is not whether Brown is a power hungry frat boy with no soul*. The question is do you want the Senate to flip to Republican control.

    * For the record Brown is in fact a power hungry frat boy with no soul.

  16. imissopus

    Paying the homeless to wear t-shirts for a fake group? Well, maybe it's better than hiring them to be the prey in a massive urban paintball hunt, depending on your point of view, but not by much.

    1. Stevola

      Didn't someone say that about Mitt yesterday? Are they running Eddie Haskel for every office? (Yes. Yes they are)

  17. Callyson

    And I am damned glad I sent Elizabeth a few extra bucks.

    Fuck it, maybe I should send more–I can live on rice and beans for a month.;;

  18. MonkeyMotion


    He has nads? Hmm. Well, if he asks real nice, I'd be glad to try out my new sledgehammer for him.

  19. BigSkullF*ckingDog

    Totally OT:
    I am in a bad mood because I live in the anti-vaccine capital of the country and had to get a whooping cought booster due to our epidemic of a disease that shouldn't exist and my arm really hurts today.

    1. MissTaken

      The last time I went to the doctor she jabbed me with that painful as hell vaccine even though I am never around children since "the people who SHOULD be getting it aren't getting it". I had a hard lump in my arm at the spot for 3 months.

      Moms and Dads of the world, you can thank me for saving your babbys.

    2. MittBorg

      Aww, babygirl! C'mere, I give you a hug. (Hugs the pupper) I had to get a tetanus shot in my behind thanks to my habit of gardening without protective gear. Your ass hurts for a month of Sundays. Well, mine did.

      Will it make you feel better to know Dinesh d'Souza's 20-year-old bleached blonde hoochie mamma just dumped him?

      1. BigSkullF*ckingDog

        Yeah, they just started putting te whooping cough in the tetanus. Luckily I didn't get it in the ass. I think your doctor is just messing with you. But thanks for the hug!

        1. MittBorg

          He does that a lot. Not give it to me in the ass, gitcher mind out of the gutter. He messes with me. But he's a Good Guy, so I just rub beer bellies with him.

          You feel better kiddo. Bitch and whine a lot, that always helps me.

    3. emmelemm

      Awww. I had one of those a few weeks ago. It wasn't terrible but it did hurt for a while.

      And I'm very seldom around children.

  20. Callyson

    Also, don't they still have one more debate to go? I hope Elizabeth whips his sorry ass into next Tuesday…and yes, actually, I *do* mean "with votes."

  21. SorosBot

    Remember how Scott Brown used to have the reputation of being the moderate and nice Republican Senator? He's certainly don a lot of work to tear down that false image.

  22. neiltheblaze

    I have no loved ones who have died from mesothelioma – but I can still punch him in the nads, right?

  23. DahBoner

    "[Scott Brown was] going to cream Elizabeth Warren this year"

    Uh, I think those were Bukkake jounalists?

  24. docterry6973

    Use paid fake supporters, accuse opponent of using paid fake supporters, get caught in lie. That boy is a Republican, for sure.

  25. smellypossum

    I watched my father die from mesothelioma. So I think we should skip punching him in nuts, and instead go straight to force- feeding him his own nuts.

  26. James Michael Curley

    During the "Asbestos Wars" of the late '80s and early '90s in NJ I attended two "Day in the Life" depositions of mesothelioma victims who were in advanced end stage. This was a theme produced by the major plaintiff's lawyer to record what 'damages' the plaintiffs were experiencing and filmed in their homes when they were in end stage. One died a few hours after we left and the other died a few weeks later. It is a brutal, horrible way to die, ugly, messy and inevitable. The family members were the primary care givers and due to the state of the law then, there was almost no protection from enormous medical costs due to lack of coverage even though both were former employees of major companies. If Scott Brown were brutally castrated (with votes of course) and left to bleed out he would come now where near experiencing for a few hours what these people experienced.

  27. awashinshite

    Isn't this the fellow who shopped his daughters out to any interested takers in his acceptance speech? Um – whoremonger comes to mind (not that his daughters are) – just because he's always selling something doesn't mean Elizabeth is

  28. Beowoof

    A republican attacking someone who suffered real loss. Well isn't that just the daily agenda for Scott and the rest of these assholes.

  29. ttommyunger

    Looking forward to seeing Scotty selling reverse mortgages on late-night cable along with that other failed Senator who drove a truck but also fucked Laurie Morgan as long as she could stand it.

    1. FlownOver

      Ex-Sen. Stapledick would probably try to get you to pay him for the privilege of loaning him money, and to give him a mortgage on your house to boot. It's the Triple Reverse Mortgage™, so it's gotta be a great deal.

      And he has a truck, so he HAS to be honest.

  30. Negropolis

    Desperate senator is desperate. Scott can't believe that MA is about to replace him with a **gasp** woman in the Senate!


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