Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), speaking with a gaggle of reporters after the event, said that while state Sen. Scott Brown (R) offers voters a quick fix, in reality, the problems created by "George Bush and his cronies" are not so easily solved.http://hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com/archives/2010/01/after_obama_ral.php
"If you think there's magic out there and things can be turned around overnight, then you would vote for someone who could promise you that, like Scott Brown," Kennedy said. "If you don't, if you know that it takes eight years for George Bush and his cronies to put our country into this hole ... then you know we have a lot of digging to do, but some work needs to be done and this president's in the process of doing it and we need to get Marcia Coakley to help him to do that."
(Curiously, Kennedy mentioned Coakley repeatedly during his remarks to reporters, each time referring to her as "Marcia," not "Martha.")
It takes away from the value of the endorsement when you don't know the endorsee's name.
By the way - - just last week, everyone on television was repeating the story of how that dumb Sarah Palin couldn't keep Biden's name straight, so she learned to call him Joe in public. Do you think anyone will be talking about that dumb Kennedy who couldn't get Coakley's name right?