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Here's Republican Sen. Scott Brown's latest campaign ad for the radio. Listen to see what's missing in the message from Massachusetts' junior senator.

Hmmmm ... could it be that Scott Brown doesn't talk about anything that might matter to Massachusetts voters concerned about what their government is doing? Yeah, that'd be it. In one minute, we find out how much Brown appreciates those Celtics, how much he's always admired the greats, and how he's rooting for the home team in the conference finals: "When I was younger, we had Bird, McHale, Parish running up and down the court - the Big Three. Today Doc Rivers is leading a new cast of exciting players."

This is kind of a trend with Brown, notes the National Journal.

[R]unning a campaign ad that  doesn't broach politics, policy, or his life story in any way is not out of the ordinary for Brown. He has previously run a radio ad on Fenway and a separate one on the Red Sox.
Of course, even that doesn't keep him out of trouble. Remember how that Fenway ad was praising the defeat of his own plan to shut down Fenway and move it out of the city? Brown sure hopes not, and anyway, how 'bout them Celtics?

Massachusetts voters are left waiting to hear why he voted, again, to filibuster low student loan interest rates, rates that could double for 177,000 Massachusetts students because of Republican obstruction. Or that vote he took to end Medicare as we know it. Or his vote to protect big oil's taxpayer subsidies. Or his vote to protect millionaires from paying higher taxes. Or his loyalty to Grover Norquist.

Brown doesn't want to talk about any of that, but hey, how 'bout them Celtics?

Massachusetts deserves a senator with substance. Please contribute $3 to Elizabeth Warren on Orange to Blue.

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