Skip to comments.Senior Republican Sen. Thad Cochran says he doesn't 'know a lot about' the Tea Party
Posted on 02/18/2014 9:57:19 AM PST by cotton1706
Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., a 36-year Republican senator facing a primary challenge in 2014, denied that he is out of touch with voters but acknowledged that he "doesn't know a lot about" the Tea Party.
"The Tea Party is something I don't really know a lot about," Cochran, who was elected senator in 1978 after six years in the House, told Mississippi News Now.
Cochran denied Tea Party rival Chris McDaniel's accusation that he's out of touch with conservatives. "I'm as in touch with the people of Mississippi as an elected official can be," he said.
McDaniel is viewed as a heavy underdog to Cochran, but the Senate Conservatives Fund is backing the upstart candidate.
"It's time for a new generation of leadership in the United States Senate," Matt Hoskins, executive director of the SCF super PAC, Senate Conservatives Action, said when they released an ad on McDaniel's behalf. "Chris McDaniel is a proven conservative leader who will stand up to the big spenders in both parties and help restore America's greatness."
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That's the PROBLEM, Thadeus..............
If you want a textbook example of a clueless, out-of-touch, been-in-the-Beltway-too-long Republican, Thad Cochran is it.
Cochran ... One of Many!
My guess is he doesn’t know much about America in general.
Hubby and I saw that interview. That soundbite is made for his opponent.
Cornyn is another but at least he’s smart enough to know he has to sound conservative around election time.
Support Chris McDaniel to oust Thad Cochran in MS
He’s got to be dumb and out of touch.
Someone can send him a letter... but they will
need to P R I N T, in all capital letters.
They should not use big words, but keep it at the ‘see Spot run’ level of comprehension!:)
Maybe, they can use pictures with stick people.
Talk about disconnected from reality or what?
Time to send a bunch of CONgre$$ critters out to pasture.
Allow us to enlighten you.
36-years in the Senate. For heaven’s sake, primary this leech out, MS.
DEPOPULATE IDIOTS/DECEIVERS from the body politic (musically in 5 words or less 3 maybe)
They’re dangerous to your FReedom.
To heck with the voters. He's out of touch with reality.
I think he’s JUST smart enough to know he’s over with if he disses the TEA Party on the record, but can’t dare and doesn’t want to say anything good about us.
Then he’s just stupid and needs to be retired.
Country clubbers are just in their own little world.
"I'm in touch! No really!
He is probably one of those that does not know the earth goes around the sun.
Yep. Teach him a Tea Party lesson in June.
It’s unreal that Cochran is so out of touch.
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