Friday, March 7, 2014

Does AynRandy Have Enough Friends in the Lege to Let Him Run for President?

We're about to find out.

Sam Youngman at the Herald:

State Sen. Damon Thayer introduced a bill Thursday afternoon that would clear the way for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to seek re-election to the Senate and run for president on the same Kentucky ballot in 2016.

Thayer, R-Georgetown, and other allies of Paul said the proposal would make clear that an existing state law prohibiting candidates from appearing twice on the same ballot applies only to those seeking state and local offices.
My prediction:  It'll pass the repug state senate, although the repug vote won't be unanimous (Some Kentucky repugs really hate AynRandy.)  A few Senate dems will vote in favor, for the same reason that it might pass the Democratic house and Governor Beshear: Kentucky Democrats would love to see the Tribble-Toupeed One humiliate himself on the national stage while helping clear the way for President Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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