“It’s going to sting,” Jesse Benton, McConnell’s campaign manager, warned to any candidates considering a run. “We’re going to make sure that you don’t come out with your nose clean. We’re going to drive your negatives up and very aggressively and publicly litigate your record before the citizens of Kentucky.”
“This is not a free run to prime yourself for future office in ’15,” said Benton, who declined to comment on Judd specifically.
Don't you just love that principled when on the issues, Benton approach?