Originally published in The Kentucky Standard on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
I have to admit, I’m not sold on this whole Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell scenario.
It seems to me that many commentators in the media and in Democratic circles are a little star struck.
And they seem to think voters will be just as enamored at the ballot box.
There have been celebrities that were successful as candidates, and even a few who were successful at serving in office.
Arnold Schwarzenegger in California and Jesse Ventura in Minnesota both won governorships. The liberal firebrand and comedian Al Franken won a U.S. Senate seat in 2008 representing Minnesota. Continue reading Dems should choose substance over starpower