Coakley defends death penalty shift

Coakley defends death penalty shift

There are 8 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Oct 6, 2009, titled Coakley defends death penalty shift. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

Democrat Martha Coakley, vying to succeed famed liberal Edward M. Kennedy in the U.S. Senate, defended herself Monday from suggestions she is a flip-flopper after acknowledging she had changed her position on the death penalty.

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SAL

Anderson, SC

#1 Oct 6, 2009
you have Coakley, add dead Teddy and you have an even better mess--
AH-- the demoKrats!!!!!!!!!!
Rob

Berne, NY

#2 Oct 6, 2009
"mistaken" liberal politicians are a dime a dozen! To replace Ted you have to commit murder, pass along at least one STD and fall down the steps at the Red Lion Inn.
Rand Man

United States

#3 Oct 6, 2009
If you're against the death penalty for moral reasons Martha, I assume you are against abortion for the same reason? Ha. What a weasel - and she hasn't made her mind up on the war either - waiting for the great leader to make his strategy known - overall a profile in courage befitting the legacy of our fallen wind-bag Senator.
my side

Boston, MA

#4 Oct 6, 2009
She in no way is a replacement for Ted Kennedy, please.
Beacon Hill MOB

Williamstown, MA

#5 Oct 6, 2009
She's a lying weasel
toolman agawam

New Berlin, NY

#6 Oct 6, 2009
If she is against the death penalty I will not vote for on that alone. We need this penalty to help empty our prisions of them rotten bastards that deserve it. I say fry the S>O>B>sBring back hanging and the elec. chair that is what they deserve.
razorfish

Hinsdale, MA

#7 Oct 6, 2009
No death penalty. Prosecutors and judges are people and people make mistakes. She's learned that.
Girly Man

Indian Orchard, MA

#9 Oct 7, 2009
my side wrote:
She in no way is a replacement for Ted Kennedy, please.
I think given some work she could live up to that lofty standard - it's easy, just say yes to every tax, regulation and mandate

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