Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
Word is that Ashley Judd is considering a Senate run in Kentucky. Jesse Benton, who now works for Senator Mitch McConnell, had this to say about potential challengers:
It’s going to sting. We’re going to make sure that you don’t come out with your nose clean. We’re going to drive your negatives up and very aggressively and publicly litigate your record before the citizens of Kentucky.
Political consultants don’t normally speak in such mafia-like terms in public, so I thought this was noteworthy.