Robert Stacy McCain
The Other McCain
BOSTON — Today’s WRKO radio debate between Barney Frank and Sean Bielat was mainly a lecture by Barney which could be summed up briefly: “You’re interrupting me! . . . Blame Bush! . . . You’re distorting what I said! . . . Predatory lending! . . . Stop laughing at me!”
It was blindingly obvious that the 4th District’s Democratic incumbent is not accustomed to defending himself or his record. Barney repeatedly filibustered, responding to simple questions with meandering stream-of-thought rambles that might have continued ad infinitum if no one had stopped him.
Because the host/moderator showed no inclination to try to keep Barney on track, Bielat would occasionally try to interject, prompting hissy-fit reactions from the 14-term congressman: “That’s the fourth time he’s interrupted me!” Barney even complained of being interrupted when one of his statements provoked a chuckle from his Republican challenger…
…the “Bye-Bye Barney” Bielat money-bomb continues…
Read the rest at The Other McCain who directs readers’ attention to this article in The Boston Globe, Democrats strive to match GOP zeal in governor’s race.
Stacy also has this article on his blog, On the ‘Beat Barney ‘ Beat.