Kentucky Politics And The Talking Heads

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While Kentucky political talking heads were showing Jack Conway leading Matt Bevin by 5 percentage points  September 30, 2015 and October 28, 2015 we were hearing a different message from folks out here in rural Kentucky. It was obvious to … Continue reading →

McConnell ‘predicts’ Jack Conway win

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By BERRY CRAIG AFT Local 1360 Sen. Mitch McConnell figured to boost his new buddy Matt Bevin, the GOP gubernatorial hopeful, by pointing to polls that got last year’s senate race wrong. His comparison was apples-to-oranges. Make it apples-to-apples and … Continue reading →

An election ‘between the mainstream and the extreme’

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By BERRY CRAIG If Kentucky votes like Marshall County High School students just did, Attorney Gen. Jack Conway will be the next governor. Conway, the Democratic hopeful, polled 339 votes to 204 for Matt Bevin, his Republican opponent. Independent Drew … Continue reading →

Kentucky Dems sponsoring contest to re-slogan that sign that drives Matt Bevin bonkers

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By BERRY CRAIG Candidates commonly ply campaign volunteers with free food and soft drinks. Barbecue and sweet tea are big in my neck of the deep western Kentucky woods. Anyway, the Kentucky Democratic Party has come up with a novel … Continue reading →

Capt. Matt Bevin’s white whale?

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By BERRY CRAIG Somebody at Kentucky Democratic Party headquarters in Frankfort changed that sign that drives Matt Bevin batty. “MATT BEVIN, NEXT TIME BRING YOUR TAX RETURNS,” is the new message. Bevin is the GOP gubernatorial hopeful. His Democratic opponent … Continue reading →