It’s down to the ground game in Mississippi, but good ol’ Thad isn’t above some last minute verbal arson.
Senator Thad Cochran, sensing he may be retired after 42 years in D.C., is engaging in social media low-blows.
His latest Facebook post exclaims: “Scandal-plagued liar Chris McDaniel says Thad is for gun control. The truth? Thad Cochran is endorsed by the NRA.”
First of all, candidates endorsed by the NRA may or may not support gun control. After all, the NRA has a strong preference of supporting incumbents, including RINO Republicans and even Democrats. These are people who often capitulate to gun control efforts if not actively promote them.
If we are going to play the endorsement game, endorsements by Gun Owners of America and the National Association for Gun Rights for McDaniel should be much more reassuring to gun owners.
Calling McDaniel a liar was pretty bold of Cochran and he failed to back it up. By contrast, McDaniel has cited three anti-gun votes, all of which Cochran…
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