We wrote recently about some potential electoral trouble in which Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell could find himself, should
remain in a bad state and Congressional Republicans continue to be so unpopular. Iraq
Today, more bad news for the
senator, as the state's Attorney General, Greg Stumbo, has formed an exploratory committee and is thinking about a bid in 2008. But Democrats should be warned, the race will not be a slam dunk. Kentucky
They are right on. The race will be far from a slam dunk after we nominate a true conservative in Larry Forgy. Recent stories note that while Kentucky is likely to go Republican, the odds are far greater if the Louisville liberal Mitch McConnell is not the nominee:
However, serving in Kentucky, a state likely to go strongly for the Republican Presidential nominee, may make arguments about McConnell's obstructionism moot. But if the presidential race hinges on Iraq, it could be that, by refusing to let Democrats make decisions about the war, therefore giving them responsibility for its progress, McConnell could be digging his own hole from which he'll have to extricate himself next year.