At this point, it seems, absolutely no one is disputing that Scott Brown was, at first, totally cool with being sworn in to the US Senate on February 11. So what changed?
The letter sent yesterday by Dan Winslow, Brown's attorney, says Brown decided to hustle after learning about "a number of votes scheduled prior to that date."
Ayla Brown's appearance yesterday on behalf of her father, would-be US Senator Scott Brown, is big news: the Herald gives it the cover treatment, and WBUR currently has a story hooked to Ayla's presser front and center on its web site.
The question is, why? Yes, Ayla is an "'American Idol' startlet" (per the Herald).
Yesterday, in a nice recap of the debate between John Kerry and Ed O'Reilly, the Globe's Matt Viser wrote:
In his reelection campaign in 2004 [sic]*, Mayor Thomas M. Menino assiduously
avoided debating his opponent, Maura A. Hennigan, although he agreed to
face her in an hourlong lunch hosted by the Globe at the Locke-Ober