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Throwdown? Ashley Judd vs. Mitch McConnell for Senate?

Reaganite12 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 5:03 PM
There is no way in this world Ashley Judd would win a Senate election in Kentucky, not even against milquetoast Mitch McConnell. In case it escaped your notice, Kentucky went 60.5% Romney to Obama's 37.8%. Andy Barr beat Happy Chandler's grandson for a congressional seat. There is only one Democrat going to the House from Kentucky and that's Yarmuth, who was helped out by redistricting. Judd has too many old leftist quotes available for the opposition. Maybe she could try running in California.
nurse55 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:40 PM
I was born and raised in Kentucky, graduated from UK and left 20 years ago. Unfortunately she would win because of her celebrity. There would be no consideration of her nutty, left wing politics.

Actress and lefty activist Ashley Judd has long been a vocal supporter of President Obama; one look at her Twitter feed could tell you that. Now, some have speculated that she's mulling a run against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat in 2014 -- and she doesn't deny it. Her statement to the Louisville Courier-Journal indicates that we might see the most high-profile Senate candidate since Al Franken (D-MN):

“I cherish Kentucky, heart and soul, and while I’m very honored by the consideration, we have just finished an election, so let’s focus on...