The state of Massachusetts elected a Republican who said he was against Obama's policies and specifically against Obamacare. How does that possibly translate into not against the Democrats, Obama and Obamacare?
We are talking the bluest of blue states here. I don't really care what the polls said. They can't be right. Brown ran as the 41st vote against Obamacare. Coakley ran as the quintessential Leftist/Statist.
You get deeper into the survey and here is what you find (starting at page 7):
70% of those who voted for Brown voted for Brown. 30% were voting against Coakley. Only 4% of Brown voters said they cast their vote to support Obama. 48% said against. (Q9) 65% of Brown voters voted against the Democrat agenda. (Q9a) 75% of Brown voters were dissatisfied/angry with Obama Administration policies (Q10). 60% of Brown voters were enthusiastic about Republican policies.
There is much more. The Democrat talking heads are misrepresenting this poll. Feel free to look at it yourself.