McConnell, Grimes Trade Barbs during Kentucky Picnic
August 3, 2014 - Picnic Time
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his opponent, Democrat Alison Grimes, seemed in western Kentucky’s Fancy Farm Picnic, where they any criticized a knowledge turn of a other candidate.
“Thirty-five is my age – that’s also Senator McConnell’s capitulation rating,” Grimes quipped.
Polling from progressing this year indicated McConnell’s capitulation rating was in a low 30s.
And Grimes gave McConnell grief for portion in Washington for so long, observant he’d lost about a people of Kentucky.
“After 3 decades in Washington, you’ve usually given up. You don’t caring about us any more. Thanks to you, D.C. stands for ‘Doesn’t Care,” Grimes said.
But McConnell had something to contend about how critical his knowledge is while highlighting Grimes’ inexperience, sketch parallels between Grimes, who’s dual years in as Kentucky’s secretary of state, and a relations unawareness of President Barack Obama before holding office.
“He was usually dual years into his initial large pursuit when he started campaigning for a subsequent one. Sound familiar?” McConnell said.
This is a 134th year of a eventuality hold in Fancy Farm. It’s a singular event, bringing together possibilities from both parties to a same venue. Grimes and McConnell were heckled via their speeches, though it seemed McConnell had more, or during slightest louder, supporters in house.
Thousands of people attended this year’s eventuality in western Kentucky, where in further to a candidates, visitors also were means to suffer a barbecue.