In this week's issue of the Boston Phoenix -- in print tomorrow, online now -- I consider the US Senate candidacy of state senator Scott Brown. Even state GOP insiders don't believe that Brown can beat Martha Coakley. They do, however, think his candidacy could help define the state party in 2010 and beyond -- for good or ill.
Check it out here: Brown Bagging -- Even GOP insiders don't expect Scott Brown to beat Martha Coakley. But they care how he loses.