Scott Brown Shrugs Off Palin Attack

'I don't know what the surprise is' Massachusetts Senator says
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2010 2:47 PM CDT
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., speaks at the Nebraska GOP state convention in Fremont in Fremont, Neb., Saturday, July 31, 2010.   (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

(Newser) – Don’t look now, but a feud is brewing between Sarah Palin and Scott Brown. The conservative it-girl slammed the GOP’s golden boy last week for not being conservative enough. Liberal Massachusetts might “put up with Scott Brown and some of the antics there,” she told Fox Business, “But up here in Alaska, and so many places in the US … we wouldn’t stand for that.”

But in an interview in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Brown brushed off the attack. “I don’t know what the surprise is,” he said. “I said I was going to go down there and be an independent voice. … People say, what are you doing? They say, well you are working with the Democrats. I say, so what's the big deal? I do that all the time.” So what exactly ticked Palin off? Well it could have been this. Or this. But our money's on this.

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