It occurs to us that Steve Beshear is allowing Ernie Fletcher to dictate the terms of this election. It’s Fletcher who’s acting like a challenger, the one who seems to be trying his darnedest to prove his worthiness for the job, while his opponent seems content to watch, resting on his double-digit lead in the polls.
Fletcher can’t win this election on his record. But he can win it with the tactics he’s using, dominating the media with illogical, dramatic TV commercials and turning every public appearance into a shaming of Beshear on the gambling issue.
The idea that Fletcher could win in November may be scary to some, but don’t think it’s unrealistic. We’re still more than two months away from election day.