Skip to comments.Meet the 'plain old guy' who could end Mitt Romney's political career
Posted on 06/18/2018 8:59:49 PM PDT by Impy
SALT LAKE CITY The way Mike Kennedy sees it, hes just a plain old guy. Hes no Mitt Romney, the millionaire Republican elder statesman and Kennedys opponent for the partys nomination for Utahs soon-to-be-open Senate seat. And hes certainly no Ted Kennedy, the late liberal senator with whom he shares a surname but not a bloodline.
Nope. Mike Kennedys just a plain old guy who comes from dirt.
Mike Kennedy is not really plain or old. Hes a physician, and a lawyer, and a three-term state legislator, a husband and father of eight children. Hes a practicing member of the Mormon LDS Church and an Eagle Scout. And hes 20 years younger than his opponent.
But you get the idea, and Kennedy is hoping Utah Republicans do, too. Hes not a descendant of a famous political family. Hes not part of the loathed establishment. Hes not one of the privileged elite or just an image on a screen, he says.
And perhaps most importantly to Utah Republicans, Kennedys not going to be a constant thorn in the side of his partys president. I stand with President Trump, he says. Im deeply supportive of what hes done. When I disagree with someone, I dont need to go give a speech at a university.
What I really like about this guy is that he isn’t Mitt Romney.
Come on Utah, don’t elect the carpetbagger from MA.
Heres hoping the good people of Utah see clearly and vote for this man and tell Mitt its time for him to retire.
Can Trump unendorse Romney? That would be fun to watch.
Oh Jesus !! Let it be!!!
OUCH! That's going to leave a mark!
Trump HAS to have been picked by God, Himself.
Everyone who attacks him winds up looking like the "bad guy" in an old Elvis movie.
He beat Romney in the cacaus. Mike Kennedy is a great self made man and best of all he’s not Romney.
He gave an interview on the Wilkow Majority show once. Just a phenomenal candidate.
I hate to say it
(Haven’t said that since I was -8 in 1961 )
If I lived in Utah, Kennedy certainly would have my vote.
I live in UT (Thank Goodness). Hopefully , Kennedy will pull it out...it looks like he might.
Yeah. Kennedy gonna win.!
Never “let it be”
I hope so
just out of curiosity, did this guy become a lawyer first, then a doctor or vice versa?
Doctor first, lawyer second, state house latest.
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