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July 2, 2015

Mitch McConnell’s Unusual Attack Video

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell unleashed his first attack Tuesday on his new Democratic opponent, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who announced her candidacy Monday in the Kentucky Senate race.

It’s, um, unique. We offer this Web video without any other commentary because, frankly, we don’t know what else to say about it:

Comments (10)

  1. winds7seas

    July 2, 2013
    2:50 p.m.

    McConnell is just showing what a with-it, groovy, cool, hep-cat kind of a guy he really is. Must be going after the young vote.

    • hepette

      July 2, 2013
      4:09 p.m.

      hes an inept do nothing congressman who needs to leave congress right now!

      • Virginian

        July 3, 2013
        11:53 a.m.

        It’s obvious from his avatar he’s being sarcastic.

  2. Ryan Darby

    July 2, 2013
    3:07 p.m.

    You know how McConnell has been talking about legalizing hemp recently? Well, it looks like he reached for the wrong plant.

  3. Jim McLeod

    July 2, 2013
    3:22 p.m.

    Round One: Let’s sling mud at an opponent that we know nothing about other than “she’s different”. Good God, let’s hope so. A well-funded paid advertisement, from the best politician you can buy for your money.

  4. Joe Norman

    July 2, 2013
    3:22 p.m.

    That’s 90 seconds of my life I will never get back.

  5. Kimsue

    July 2, 2013
    4:20 p.m.

    Snarky, mean-spirited, fact-less, pointless and no doubt cost a pretty-penny to buy. Just like Mitch McConnell.

  6. Sea Dog

    July 2, 2013
    4:23 p.m.

    Hoo-Yah!! If I was a dumb Kentuckian that thar would sure make me go right out and vote for old Owl Eyes – three or four times!!!!

  7. Kate520

    July 3, 2013
    5:37 p.m.

    Well, you could say its tasteless and insulting. You’d be right on both counts.

  8. stephen beck

    July 3, 2013
    7:24 p.m.

    I actually found it catchy, though all that sticks is her name, over and over. I’m not sure this is what McConnell should want. And I’m not sure old folk will have the patience to to play it over and over to get what McConnell meant to communicate. I’m sure not.

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