Keller @ Large: Time To Start Demanding Better

May 2, 2013 12:00 PM
Keller @ Large: Time To Start Demanding Better
" BOSTON (CBS) – I attended Wednesday’s Democratic Party unity rally in the wake of Ed Markey’s big primary win over Stephen Lynch, and it was all smiles for the party functionaries.

They lapped up Markey’s stump speech about how Gabriel Gomez and the Republicans want to violate women’s rights, put kids at risk by keeping guns readily available, torture seniors by cutting their benefits, and otherwise dial back our society to the time of Cro-Magnon man.

It was all pretty predictable, and par for the partisan course.

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After all, the Republicans have already started giving Markey a brisk pounding. In his concession speech Tuesday night, GOP candidate Dan Winslow called Markey “the lobbyist’s candidate,” and “the weakest candidate that the Democratic machine has nominated for the U.S. Senate in living history.”

But there was something about the Congressman’s remarks that was a little troubling "

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