Category Archives: Bruce Lunsford

The end of Recorder-gate

The most transparent political stunt of Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign is officially over. A grand jury in Marshall County yesterday declined to indict Democrat Bruce Lunsford and/or members of his campaign staff for allegedly “stealing” a digital audio recorder from Richard St. Onge III, a young staffer for the National Republican Senatorial Committee who had […]

Lunchbox: Hanging Mr. Hope

$2.28: The price for a gallon of gas at my pit stop. Tanking the American economy is one way to lower gas prices. Grand(iose) jury: A Marshall County grand jury will decide — probably late next week — whether criminal charges are warranted in Recorder-gate, the faux controversy sparked when a GOP operative stashed an […]

And now, for something more entertaining

Both Bruce Lunsford and the DSCC are upping the ante with new ads that crib the classic McConnell style of attack advertising: Lighthearted, weird, funny, but biting. Bread and circuses. Also included is one of the original “Hounds” ads McConnell ran in 1984 against Dee Huddleston. Here ya go.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_1tQ2_Hr_s[/youtube][youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC8QSGvRDLE[/youtube][youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K4KOhlZR9s[/youtube]

Lunchbox: Reliable narrator wanted

Debates are so 2006: If the gods of electoral justice had their way, we’d all be gathering around the heater tonight watching Mitch McConnell and Bruce Lunsford duke it out on KET. Of course, McConnell pulled out of that one for a previously scheduled campaign event, ostensibly at least, which now just so happens to be […]

Candidates on mountaintop removal mining

In case you missed it, Jim Bruggers at the CJ has a nice overview of the Kentucky congressional candidates’ views on mountaintop removal mining, “clean coal” technology, etc. Predictably, McConnell and Lunsford are pretty lame with their answers, as is Northup; Yarmuth, on the other hand, appears to at least understand some of the attendant […]

St. Onge complaint

Here is the complaint Richard St. Onge III filed against Bruce Lunsford for allegedly “stealing” a digital recorder and erasing its contents. God, I love dirty politics. Happy weekending!  stongecomplaint

Lunsford within 3 points

The latest SurveyUSA poll shows Democratic Senatorial candidate Bruce Lunsford in a statistical tie with U.S. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican. Six weeks until Election Day, McConnell leads Lunsford 49% to 46 %. From LEX 18: Six in 10 voters tell SurveyUSA they are focused on the economy, ahead of all other issues. […]