The Fine Print
Matt Bevin, who is challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky, might seem like a natural friend for Kentucky’s Tea Party favorite Sen. Rand Paul. But then why is Paul supporting McConnell?
Bevin writes off the “Mitch-Rand love narrative” as a case of politics making for strange bedfellows and says Paul’s political aspirations factor into his endorsement of McConnell’s bid for a sixth term in the Senate.
“There is nobody in Kentucky that is fooled by this Mitch-Rand love narrative,” Bevin tells “The Fine Print.” “The people who have ultimately coalesced behind Rand Paul are people who have from the beginning been with me in large measure … And those very same people are looking for someone else to be an alternative to what they see as the bit of the charade, the pretend conservativism that we get from Mitch McConnell.”
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