Oh, the drama.
Most Kentuckians approve of the job Greg Stumbo has done but a few say they wouldn’t vote for him to be dog catcher. [C-J 1, 2]
Mitch McConnell queens out, cuts Dianne Feinstein’s head off, screams “I want the guy who suppressed the black vote to run the FEC!” [SacBee]
Mitchy’s reelection a safe bet? The Hill thinks so. But they see a ton of Republicans coming out of the woodwork to challenge whether or not he’s Republican enough. [The Hill]
Not in my Kentucky home? Bowling Green woman sums up the hypocrisy of Ernie Fletcher opposing casinos in one sentence, “With the way our governor operates, it is surprising he opposes casinos because it would represent a huge opportunity for him and his cronies to feed at the trough of corruption.” [BG Daily News]
Remembering is tough. Steve Beshear finally remembers parts of what went down with Kentucky Central. Looks like everyone involved has a horrible memory. It’s time for the “secret” report to be released by the judge so we can get on with this retarded fiasco. I mean, if it was too terrible, don’t you think we’d already be reading it? [PolWatchers]
Rallying the faithful. Dan Mongiardo comes out of hiding to open Democratic Headquarters in E-town, champions the work of Hardin County politicos. He warned, surprisingly to some, not to put too much faith in polling data when he recalled his race against Jim Bunning in 2004. Speaking of polling, seems there’s a bit of a controversy brewing over the “Insider Advantage” data. [News-Enterprise, BGR]
Selling out to big coal is not enough. Jody Richards on the hunt. Legislative Research Commission Director Bobby Sherman is under investigation, thanks to House Speaker and sellout Jody Richards. Everyone and their mother says Sherman has created a hostile work environment wrought with favoritism and bitchiness. Oh, the drama of Frankfort. [Hebert]