Edelen, Harmon trade jabs during picnic

August 2, 2015 - Picnic Time

Posted: Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 11:52 pm

Edelen, Harmon trade jabs during picnic

By LANA BELLAMY
The Independent

The Independent Online

FANCY FARM Adam Edelen, stream Kentucky Auditor who’s using for re-election, on Saturday faced off opposite Republican competition Mike Harmon, who pronounced Edelen’s low name approval via a state could be deleterious in this race, and maybe beyond.

When Harmon took a theatre initial during a annual Fancy Farm Picnic, one of his initial jabs during Edelen claimed few people knew him by name.

“Now let me tell we a small bit about my opponent. If we haven’t listened about him yet, don’t worry, nobody has. That’s since he didn’t run for governor,” Harmon pronounced to a rough crowd.

Harmon, who’s from Danville, also criticized Edelen for revelation electorate his family is done adult of farmers from Meade County in sequence to brand with a ubiquitous open since he attended “an chosen prep school” in Louisville when he was young.

But Harmon did not contend many some-more about his opponent, and used his remaining time to speak about his month-old grandson and conversations Harmon would like to have with him about destiny conditions of a state.

At one point, Harmon paused to tell a throng his grandson’s age and birth weight, adding, “He’s a large boy. Now I’ve got cinema of him on my phone, though we theory we don’t have time here, greatfully see me afterwards.”

When Edelen took a stage, he deviated from his common branch debate formed on his accomplishments while in bureau to respond to comments done by Harmon.

Edelen identified his father, Larry Edelen, who was sitting in a crowd.

“The reason I’ve had each event to do large things in life is since we was sanctified with dual relatives who skinned their knuckles and worked tough to make certain we had each opportunity,”Edelen said.

“Let me tell we something, folks, we got a preparation that we mocked since this male was never late on a child support payment. Those are loyal family values.”

He went on to contend his values were genuine instead of the“mindless tongue formed on articulate points someone else wrote for you.”

But Edelen had another competition to punch with onstage — even if he was not benefaction during a cruise that evening: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.

Paul is using for re-election as senator subsequent year while concurrently seeking a Republican presidential nomination. He was absent from this year’s Fancy Farm Picnic to debate for boss in New Hampshire.

Edelen pronounced many cite Paul’s Fancy Farm speeches to his Senate talks since of time limits, referring to a new Paul filibuster.

“At Fancy Farm, Rand Paul’s singular to 5 minutes, and his speeches don’t jeopardise a inhabitant confidence of this country,” Edelen said.

Jesse Benton, who before worked for Paul’s campaign, is handling Harmon’s debate for auditor. Benton has publicly pronounced he is assisting Harmon’s debate to break Edelen’s chances of severe Paul for Senate subsequent year.

LANA BELLAMY can be reached during lbellamy@dailyindepenent.com or (606) 326-2653. Follow @lanabellamy_DI on Twitter.


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