Mitch McConnell’s campaign for a 5th term in the U.S. Senate just got a little dicier: Cary Stemle, who spent the last decade as editor of LEO Weekly, has been hired as the press secretary for Democrat Bruce Lunsford.
“I’ve never worked on this side of the story, but I have always been fascinated by the political process,” he told me in an e-mail. “So when the opportunity came up, I jumped at it. I realize it’s 100 days of super-intensity, and I’m ready for whatever comes my way. And I know I share a clear objective with lots of Kentuckians, and that’s retiring Addison ‘Mitchell’ McConnell after 24 years of disservice to Kentucky. This state deserves better, and I believe Bruce Lunsford will be a huge improvement.”
Allison Haley, Lunsford’s press liaison up to now, has decided to move on, according to Stemle (wow…how weird is it to write that?), who added that her last official day on the job is Wednesday. (SG)