Boston Mayor: Coakley Opponents Want Obama To Fail

DORCHESTER, Mass. -- Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has told a largely black congregation that if Democrat Martha Coakley loses the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts, it will be a victory for people who want President Barack Obama to fail.

Coakley, who's Massachusetts' attorney general, is in a tight race against Republican Scott Brown.

The special election Tuesday is being held to fill the seat left vacant by the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Menino appeared with Coakley at a Sunday morning prayer service in Boston for victims of the Haiti earthquake.

Coakley praised Obama for trying to lead the nation to a brighter future.

Menino was more blunt. He said a Brown victory would imperil Obama's agenda.

Obama is coming to Boston to campaign with Coakley on Sunday afternoon.


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  • by Anonymous military dude on Jan 21, 2010 at 06:49 AM
    Nicely put Jeff.
  • by US citizen for now Location: Washington on Jan 21, 2010 at 06:39 AM
    Cactus, thanks for bringing that out in the open for Data Man. As you see, Obonga isn't who he portrays himself to be. He's a liar and only says what will get him from point A to point B. That's it. He doesn't really care about the African Americans or the Chinese Americans...blaaaaaa bla. All he wants is to make himself feel and look better in the public eye and he must not be very keen & smart as he thinks he is because the selfish Un-transparent decisions he's made have done great damage to his presidency. All of this mess in just one year in office. He needs another medal for ruining a nation.
  • by Jeff Location: Ayden on Jan 20, 2010 at 05:39 PM
    Let's see Data Man... BHO is such a great leader, He showed up to beg for the Olympics...the IOC sent him home...He begged the voters for Deeds in Virginia...Virginians sent him home...He begged the voters for Corzine in New Jersey...Democrats sent him home...and last but not the end is he begged for Coakley in one of the blueist, democrat states in the Union...Massachusetts sent him a message. Enough!!! Data Man, Your great leader isn't. Yes I want Obama to fail in his quest to socialize and control this country...and so does Massachusetts now.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jan 20, 2010 at 07:45 AM
    Well, I guess even with the best snake oil money can buy, they couldn't pull if off. Even with the media supporting Coakley, an idiot in the first place, it wasn't enough. This is the "real" change coming now. Wait till November....
  • by Anonymous on Jan 19, 2010 at 06:24 PM
    Coakley conceeded. What a great victory for the American people.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 19, 2010 at 05:35 PM
    Cactus, Data Man wont answer any of those questions, I would be suprised to even see him post on here again.
  • by Anonymous military dude on Jan 19, 2010 at 05:19 PM
    The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that the American public has grown increasingly skeptical over his promises to change Washington and his "yes-we-can" agenda. Notice it didnt even come from FOX news, Yes, those of us that like to post about the truth check out all networks.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Jan 19, 2010 at 03:49 PM
    Data Man: a few questions if you please: 1) According to CNN obama is loosing support of "African-Americans", why is this? 2)obama promised during his campaign that all would be reviled on C-Span (?), this is not being done, why? 3) obama promised transparency during his term, why have we not seen that? 4) why does Reid have to go behind closed doors to formulate a health care bill without any help or support from the republican party? 5) According to obama he wanted the dems and the repubs to work together, why is that not being done? The republicans have been shut out by Reid and Pelosi. The Boston mayor seems to think that the Republicans want to see the "president" fail, that is pure BS, why would anyone want to see the US president fail, that does not make sense. If our president fails the whole US fails. Seems that most are not sure about obama any more. Why does not obama just open the doors and let people see and hear whats going on in our own country, we do not need a dictator.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jan 19, 2010 at 03:14 PM
    Well, apparently, Snake oil sales are up in Mass today. Cannot keep it on the shelf. They demand original "Obama Snake Oil", not a substitute. Liberals are stooping to a new low as I have seen the news. Well, McDs won't hire Obama. Really did suprise me. He talks too much to the customers, promises them everything and never gets the order right. Then, the customers start throwing ice at him and call him a liar like Wilson did. Well, what were people thinking? Mr one term will not hold a job at McDs, he will have to see if Al Gore will hire him...
  • by US citizen for now Location: Washington on Jan 19, 2010 at 01:22 PM
    If Obonga worked at Jiffylube I wouldn't trust Obonga to change my oil or replace my tires! a few miles down the road my car engine would lock up & wheels come off. Only because he lies too much. Can you trust a liar that constantly lies?
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