Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., hit the campaign trail with former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon in Connecticut's Senate race, and was joined by two Republicans McMahon beat in bitter primaries. But her vanquished opponents weren't exactly effusive in praising their former rival: The nicest thing they could muster was the sentiment that McMahon could actually win the race against Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy, which has looked unexpectedly close in some recent polls.

Rob Simmons, who lost to McMahon in the 2010 GOP Senate primary, and former Rep. Chris Shays, who she beat this summer, per the Hartford Courant: