Forgy and Warren Scoville, the Laurel County Republican chairman, both said the results are a smack at Kentucky's U.S. senators, Jim Bunning, who backed Northup, and Mitch McConnell, who remained publicly neutral.
"They (Republican voters) resent the hell out of Mitch McConnell and Jim Bunning leaving the governor when he had some minor problems. Republicans don't like that. Republicans stay hitched," Scoville said.
Scoville said the vote is partly a reflection of that backlash.
Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Larry Forgy Blasts Mitch McConnell And Anne Northup On Election Night
Larry Forgy and Warren Scoville laid the groundwork for the beginning of a Senate campaign yesterday by hammering Mitch McConnell for backstabbing our Governor. Just wait until Kentucky conservatives hear why McConnell really used his puppet Northup to scream Greg Stumbo's false charges against the Governor. We need Larry Forgy to clean up McConnell's corruption and the mess he's made in Washington. From the Lexington Herald Leader: