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I know what you’re thinking. Who the holy hell is Scott Brown? Right? Brown is the guy who ran to fill remainder of Ted Kennedy’s term in 2010, after that worthy was informed he had an urgent appointment in the Ninth Circle, and won. This made him the first Republican elected to a Massachusetts Senate seat since basically the Jurassic Era. He lost to Elizabeth Warren in 2012. Ran again in 2014, this time in New Hampshire, and lost again. Or you may remember him this way (NTTAWWT):


Anyway, for a guy who hates losers, Donald Trump collects them like Velcro collects lint.

Former Massachusetts senator Scott P. Brown, a moderate Republican who two years ago ran for Senate in New Hampshire, will endorse Donald Trump at a rally here Tuesday night, one week before the state’s presidential primary.

Brown’s decision has been closely guarded for days, but it was confirmed by two people familiar with the event, where Brown will appear onstage with the candidate.

Brown is also a favorite of many establishment Republicans because of his centrist positions, including support for abortion rights and for a ban on assault weapons. His profile and personality, however, are blue collar and populist. He drove a pickup truck during his Senate bids and is a habitué of Cheap Trick concerts.

Apparently, this is thought to be a plus for Trump in New Hampshire because of the cachet that being endorsed by a twice-defeated, establishment-friendly politician brings with it. I’m sure it will be YUGE.