Cheves takes Mitch to task. Sen. Mitch McConnell is taken to task by the Herald-Leader’s John Cheves for his sickening $25 million earmarks. The National Legal and Policy Center is up in arms as well. The funds, you’ll recall, are for British defense contractor BAE which is under investigation for bribery. We’re just surprised BAE isn’t red Chinese. [H-L]
Ernest Lee plays childish politics. Proof Ernie Fletcher is playing politics with the Ten Commandments. Shocked? Surprised? Didn’t think so. Only three more days. [PolWatchers]
Looking out. Attorney General Greg Stumbo’s office announced yesterday that Kentucky Bureau of Investigation agents will guard elections in the Commonwealth on November 6. Agents will act to protect voters from discrimination and will help file “Oath of Voter” documentation if a vote is challenged at the polls. [Press Release]
According to a press release, Republican candidate for state auditor Linda Greenwell will be rejoining her campaign for the final 72 hour crunch. The same press release also touts her chances– based on what’s effectively a poll of non-voting high school students. No matter where we stand ideologically, we still wish her family the best.
Non-political but equally disturbing. A Louisville goth “couple” (HAHAHA– please) are starring on this season’s Amazing Race which begins Sunday. Just go read the story and look at the pictures. Trust us. It’s worth it. [C-J]