Mitch McConnell has long been ducking Kentucky Sports Radio. They interviewed his opponent in-studio weeks ago, and have since been begging McConnell to offer the same opportunity. But per usual, McConnell was nowhere to be found.
Well suddenly, with polls showing McConnell trailing in the political fight of his life, he’s eager to have his voice heard. So today, Mitch dialed into the show out of nowhere and told them he wanted to go on the air — a move of seeming desperation, and one that frustrated host Matt Jones.
Mitch came out swinging, and not at his opponent. He came out combative — for no apparent reason — toward the Jones and Kentucky Sports Radio, leaving a bad taste in their mouth. If ever there were an indicator that a guy has been in Washington too long, it’s that he can’t even appear on sports radio without launching immediately into negative attacks.
No need to take our word for it — just listen to this supercut of the station’s own analysis: