In the U.S., voters successfully "thrown out" the long-time Democratic camper on the seat and opt for Republican this round.
It just may not be that the Democrat did anything unpleasant during Kennedy's nearly 50-year term, but a change would certainly bring fresh air to the legislature climate and prevent the chance for corruption to breed when one single party hogs the government for a long time.
Wise choice! The voters had exercised their constitutional rights well.
Congratulations to the Massachusetts residents!
Here's an excerpt taken from the news article from CNN:
Boston, Massachusetts (CNN) -- Republican Scott Brown won a major upset victory in Tuesday's special election for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by liberal Democrat Ted Kennedy.
Until recently, Brown was underfunded and unknown statewide. In addition, no Republican has won a U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts since 1972, and Democrats control the governorship, both houses of the state legislature, and the state's entire congressional delegation.
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