FANCY FARM, KY. — U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell found himself under withering attack on Saturday from both his right and left as he tried to make his case for reelection before a boisterous crowd at St. Jerome Catholic Church’s annual picnic and political event in far western Kentucky.
“Just as I predicted, Obamacare is a disaster for America,” McConnell said during a speech in which he largely ignored his opponents and focused on President Barack Obama. “I fought them every step of the way on the government takeover and we stand up to their war on coal.”
But while McConnell and his allies focused on Obama, Democrats and one Republican had their sights trained directly on the five-term incumbent.
I despise mealy mouthed, duplicitous politicians who mince words in a quest to get elected. So far, I’m loving Matt Bevin for Senate.
I’m with “the Other McCain on this one:
— Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) August 5, 2013