Berry Craig: The other day, Grimes swatted another one into the cheap seats after McConnell got the expected NRA endorsement. She promptly tweeted a renewal of her months-old challenge to the senate minority leader to meet her on a gun range.
Berry Craig: What scares Republicans the most is an America that is becoming less white, less conservative and less male dominated. They fret that a more diverse and more tolerant America is potentially a more Democratic America.
Berry Craig: I’d bet the farm that McConnell is none too eager to verbally spar with Kentucky’s “Southern steel magnolia,” who, by the way, once taught kickboxing.
Berry Craig: In Center Right America, politically, religiously and socially, the U.S. is the most conservative Western industrial democracy.
Mitch McConnell Misfire: McConnell figured the CPAC rifle-toting would earn him precious bona fides with skeptical tea partiers.
Racism: Republicans blow fuses when somebody says the GOP practices dog-whistle politics to pander to white prejudice.
Anti-Union Politics: What do China’s communist rulers and some top Tennessee Republican politicians have in common? They don’t want free trade unions.
Rand Paul and Monica Lewinsky: More than a few of my fellow Kentucky Democrats hope Paul will be the GOP presidential nominee in two years.
Mitch McConnell Gender Gap: Kentucky women are not idiots even though they are closely related to Kentucky men.
Unions Advocate for All Workers: Unions advocate for more than just men and women who pack union cards.
Alison Lundergan Grimes for Senate– Maybe die-hard Democrats are whistling past the graveyard, but they don’t fear a McConnell blowout.
Wesley Bolin for Congress — a 25-year-old college student from Murray, Kentucky, knows it takes a ton of money to win a seat in Congress.
Chris Christie Bully — I don’t see how anybody who ducked a war has the chutzpah to pass himself off as a tough guy.