The Boston Globe reports that Senator Scott Brown (R-MA), may get a primary challenge as he runs for a full term in 2012. Senator Brown, as we all know, provided a catalyst for nascent Tea Party movement with his unexpected win in the special election to fill out the remaining two years of Senator Kennedy's term, but he hasn't been right wing enough for them.
That same Tea Party movement now looks ready, and eager, to turn upon its own. This may be fueled by Senator Brown's statement that he does not consider himself a member of the Tea Party.
Senator Brown, who is on a book tour and has revealed he was sexually-abused as a child, is remarkably calm about his prospects for next year, saying "whatever happens, happens".
However, it must be noted that the Republican Party will be extremely hard-pressed to find someone, other than Brown, who will be able to win in this bluest of blue states in the year when an incumbent Democratic president will...