I get it now.
By most accounts Pags came off as a likeable guy in last night’s debate. Our first real glimpse from another angle of the doughie guy with lots of dough.
Soooo. Who cares? He ain’t goona win.
Now, with my razor like analysis of everything that is, I have concluded that Pags is running for the United States Senate for one of the two following reasons.
1. Just to piss-off Capuano. Perhaps Cap beat him out of a parking space in 1986 and since that day Pags vowed to get even.
I suggest this because Cap must not be a fun guy to be around lately. he is in a statistical dead heat with Pags and the City Year guy.
WTF? I would love to see state wide numbers on Italians. Outside of Somerville and a little of Medford I bet Pags gets as many Itlo votes as Cap.
With huge help from Pags’ high frequency benign ads this race has become “Coakley-and-the-three-guys-who-I-can’t-keep-track-of”.
Revenge. That’s a good enough reason for me. The Italian showing a little Irish in him.
2. This is phase one of a brilliant marketing campaign which will be followed up with a high profile and credible challenge to Deval’s assumed nomination next September.
And who’s guiding Phase 1? Doug Rubin from the Deval campaign and the other guy from Cahill’s.
Pags, you smart bastard you.
You could pull it off. 1978 and Ed King all over again.