Web video hits Brown for royal meetings line
June 23rd, 2012
02:27 PM ET
10 years ago

Web video hits Brown for royal meetings line

(CNN) - Sen. Scott Brown finds himself alongside pop culture and cartoon royalty in a new video posted online by the Massachusetts Democratic Party.

Set to the tune of Abba's "Dancing Queen," the video released Friday makes light of comments Brown made in a recent talk radio interview.

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"Each and every day that I've been a United States Senator I've been either discussing issues, meeting on issues, in secret meetings with kings and queens," Brown said in the interview, which aired in the Boston area on Thursday.

After the highlighted phrase - "secret meetings with kings and queens" - Brown said he also met with "prime ministers and business leaders, talking, voting, working on issues every single day."

The video depicts Brown wearing a crown, then runs three other instances of him mentioning the words "kings and queens."

It shows him alongside Michael Jackson (king of pop), Will Smith from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and cartoon royals.

Brown is facing Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren for reelection to the seat he won in 2010 special election to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy.

The Brown campaign did not immediately respond to requests for comment Saturday.

Filed under: 2012 • Massachusetts • Scott Brown
soundoff (18 Responses)
  1. labman57

    "... secret meetings with Kings and Queens ... "

    Translation: "I'm on a first name basis with managers of local Burger King and Dairy Queen outlets, and they frequently sneak free food to my office."

    June 23, 2012 02:28 pm at 2:28 pm |
  2. Name JR

    If Brown is to be depicted as the king crown and all here's an idea for the GOP. How about Warren wearing a Native American headdress. Idiocy can run both ways.

    June 23, 2012 02:41 pm at 2:41 pm |
  3. Richard T.

    Yes he is a favorite of Wall Street. BUT that is not nearly as bad as how wrapped-up in himself that he actually will believe and repeat himself again and again.

    He does have that required GOP "look." I think it is required of GOP toadies.

    June 23, 2012 02:57 pm at 2:57 pm |
  4. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    When one "embellishes" himself with right out lies, there's more going on with Brown himself than he wants you to know but there's always someone who does know.

    June 23, 2012 03:00 pm at 3:00 pm |
  5. Mike

    You know, I'm a liberal democrat mass voter and will not vote for Warren because of weird and childish things like this and her claim to be part Native American when she's as wasp as they come. She's as phony as those ah purports to fight against like banks. A phony is a phony of any stripe.

    June 23, 2012 03:39 pm at 3:39 pm |
  6. Joe from CT, not Lieberman

    Dude, in case you forgot, you represent Massachusetts. They're the ones who started this whole "Get rid of the King" thing back in the mid-1770s!

    June 23, 2012 04:14 pm at 4:14 pm |

    I like it!!!!

    June 23, 2012 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |
  8. Len

    Get him and all GOP members out of office!!!! Wake up America!

    June 24, 2012 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
  9. J R Brown

    I don't think he meant he literally met with kings and queens....from the context, it's fairly clear that he interacts with members of Congress with "I'm the king/queen of the world" mentalities....take Nancy Pelosi going to meet with Syria's President over the direct official public policy of the United States set by GWB that Syria was to be sanctioned and there was no diplomatic relations. Seems to me, she has that "I'm the queen of the world" mentality going...

    June 24, 2012 09:21 am at 9:21 am |
  10. Maxx

    Brown and Romney, quite a pair. Truth beware!

    June 24, 2012 09:41 am at 9:41 am |
  11. Jean Sartre

    Most people in Congress – House & Senate – do seem to think of themselves as royalty... the time when these folks were the servants of WE THE PEOPLE has long since passed...

    Scott Brown, in an unprecedented verbal slip of candor, should probably be given some kudos for inadvertently telling the truth; he should not, however, be reelected as Senator of Massachusetts...

    June 24, 2012 09:54 am at 9:54 am |
  12. GI Joe

    Wall Street's favorite senator.

    June 24, 2012 10:07 am at 10:07 am |
  13. Joshua Ludd

    I guess that "Queen Elizabeth" site his campaign registered won't be getting much use now.. nor will his "she is an elitist because she taught at Harvard" thing go very far. And seriously... that might fly in places like Texas, but when Harvard is only a few miles from where you live its a bit harder to get the whole elitist thing to stick.

    June 24, 2012 10:31 am at 10:31 am |
  14. JustSaying2U

    The video is hilarious!!!

    June 24, 2012 10:36 am at 10:36 am |
  15. trufaldino

    Mass. Republicans have not had souls in years. They just pander like Romney – shifing right when their base calls for it, shifting left now and then when they want to appear "centrist". It's all pose for them. They don't want to accomplish anything. They just want to be in power for its own sake.

    June 24, 2012 10:38 am at 10:38 am |
  16. yogi

    Vote all republicans out of office, they are a danger to civilization.

    June 24, 2012 10:51 am at 10:51 am |
  17. Bessy

    Just another GOP " joker ".
    @ Mike
    Maybe you should do a little fact checking on Warren. It has been proven that she is a certain % Native American, the same percentage that one of the leaders of a Native American tribe is. She doesn't have to be 100% to make the claim.

    June 24, 2012 10:57 am at 10:57 am |
  18. T'sah From Virginia

    Okay, so this little debunk should debunk Elizabeth Warren's Native American debunk – so let's debunk all of this and move beyond the tit-for-tat and elect Elizabeth Warren.

    Obama 2012 – Kaine 2012 – Warren 2012 – The Only Trusted Way Forward!!

    June 24, 2012 12:21 pm at 12:21 pm |