October 13, 2014

Oh look, it's the College Republicans up to their usual high standard of nasty behavior again, this time while turning out for Scott Brown.

Amanda Terkel:

New Hampshire GOP candidate Scott Brown ditched the usual campaign trail stops on Saturday and instead attempted to bond with a younger, rowdier set of voters at the University of New Hampshire homecoming tailgate.

"I think they realize that he's a guy that can represent them, that he's just a normal person like everyone else," state Rep. Joe Sweeney (R), who is also student body president at UNH, told WMUR.

Brown attended the party at the invitation of the school's College Republicans, and by all accounts, attracted a large, enthusiastic crowd. But as anyone who has ever attended a college tailgate knows, it can be hard to control what's going on around you -- potentially posing a problem during a political campaign where optics are important.

In video posted by the New Hampshire Democratic Party, as Brown walked through the sea of tailgaters, there were shouts of "F**k Jeanne Shaheen!" and "Elizabeth Warren sucks!" referring to the Democrat from Massachusetts who unseated Brown from his Senate seat in that state in 2012.

The language became even more graphic at points, with one man shouting "F**k her right in the p***y" (00:04 in the video above), although it wasn't clear if he was referring to Shaheen or Warren. At 01:07 in the video, a man also appears to refer to Shaheen as a c**t.

Of course, Brown didn't do anything about it except chug a few beers with his pals. What a guy.

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