Martha Coakley Leaves for Vacay 20 Days Before Election

Martha Coakley, Lady in Purple.

Jim Hoft reports how Democrat MA senatorial candidate and SEIU-endorsed Martha Coakley has gone on vacation – just 20 days before the massively important election which will decide the fate of Teddy Kennedy’s seat. From the Boston Herald:

Where’s Martha?  Why didn’t she put out a statement regarding the attempted terrorist attack by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab?  She is on vacation with 20 days to go until the election. Does Martha already need the rest or she just the most cocky candidate in the Commonwealth’s history?

Martha did make some time for a couple of campaign items such as refusing to debate Scott Brown one-on-one.  During this election, she believes that every candidate has a right to be heard.  That belief does not really cut it when Martha previously refused to debate her opponent in 2006.

Martha has also made time to attack Scott Brown’s latest television commercial.  She finds the ad “misleading.”  Scott has been naughty for pointing out how far left the Democrat party has gone.  They no longer represent the working people.  They represent the people who live off of taxpayer dollars and radical special interest groups.

I have no clue as to why Martha thinks the ad is ‘misleading.’  It talks about tax cuts helping the economy.  I know it is not a concept that Martha gets, but there is nothing ‘misleading’ about it.

Of course Coakley can take the easy road. She’s got SEIU campaigning for her. Oh, except oops:

BOSTON – A large union backing Attorney General Martha Coakley for the United States Senate race is admitting a major mistake. The union representing state employees sent an e-mail urging state workers to volunteer for Coakley’s campaign.

The e-mail, obtained by FOX25, raises questions about whether it violates laws barring the use of public resources for political activity.

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This earned her an ethics complaint:

Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown has filed a complaint with the State Ethics Commission after a report that a union backing rival Martha Coakley used state resources to urge workers to volunteer for Coakley’s campaign.

The report by FOX25 said the Service Employees International Union used state computers and e-mail addresses to direct state employees to volunteer for Coakley, the Democratic state attorney general.

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When you have to be forced to volunteer or support a candidate? That’s a problem.

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