Coakley Concedes; Republican Scott Brown Wins in Massachusetts


In an astonishing upset, not to mention a victory for Cosmo centerfolds with political aspirations, Republican Scott Brown has come from far behind to win today's special election in Massachusetts. He will be the 41st Republican in the U.S. Senate, meaning that Democrats can no longer break a united Republican filibuster.

How will Democrats in Washington react? As Tim Cavanaugh says, one never knows for sure. But my one word prediction starts with "p" and ends with "anic."