Several Kentucky Tea Party Groups Plotting to Defeat McConnell

0 Posted by - January 23, 2013 - Elections, Politics

 Several Kentucky Tea Party Groups Plotting to Defeat McConnellThings are heating up in Kentucky for the hated Jesse Benton client, Mitch McConnell.

Kentucky.com reports:

Many of Kentucky’s Tea Party leaders are plotting a strategy to defeat U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in the 2014 Republican primary, a spokesman for a group calling itself the United Kentucky Tea Party said Tuesday.

Tea Party groups in the state are so dissatisfied with McConnell that “we are working on a battle plan with the ultimate goal to retire him next year,” said John T. Kemper III of Lexington, a spokesman for the group.

Kemper’s comment came a day after the group, which describes itself as a roundtable of leaders from more than a dozen Tea Party groups in Kentucky, issued a news release warning McConnell that “we will not allow our message or movement to be co-opted for political purposes.”

Yikes, looks like Jesse Benton is getting blowback from his email campaign attempting to portray McConnell as anti-gun control.

Source: Economic Policy Journal.

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