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  •  As much money as he needs doesn't... (4+ / 0-)

    ...guarantee that it will be spent effectively.

    McConnell and his inner circle have been successful in making each previous election about McConnell's opponent. And in the past those opponents have been establishment Dems lacking in the "likeability" factor. ALG has establishment "cred" and easily passes the likeability test. So when he throws mud at her not enough of it will stick. She'll still be within polling margin of error.

    And a number of Kentucky Democrats who assumed she'd wilt under the McConnell treatment will take notice. No, not a Kentuckian, but I have worked for a "hired gun" from that great state who worked for two previous McConnell opponents.

    Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. --Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Egalitare on Wed May 14, 2014 at 11:30:14 AM PDT

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