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Behold, the magnificent campaign website of Mitch McConnell’s opponent

posted at 2:28 pm on July 2, 2013 by

As Ed mentioned earlier, Alison Lundergan Grimes announced her intention to challenge Mitch McConnell in Kentucky yesterday afternoon, touching off a comedy of errors.  Nearly 24 hours after she declared her candidacy, this is what Grimes’ official campaign website looked like:

Remember, this is a major party’s top recruit for a United States Senate race that it insists will be competitive.  So why has Grimes’ roll-out been such a clusterfark?  A local news report suggests that the candidate hadn’t even made up her own mind when she arrived at yesterday’s announcement venue:

Even Alison Lundergan Grimes didn’t know what she would announce to the world late Monday afternoon when she arrived at the building she used as the headquarters for her campaign in 2011. Or, at least, she didn’t let on to the more than 100 supporters she called there that she had made a decision about running for the U.S. Senate until the very end of the meeting. Interviews with more than a half-dozen people who attended the meeting — several of whom asked not to be quoted — yielded descriptions of Grimes’ approach to the announcement as “unorthodox,” “unprecedented,” “fascinating” and, at times, “surreal.” Instead of telling supporters whether she was running for Senate, Grimes opened it up for them to tell her what they thought. After the first several people spoke, Grimes began calling on others by name to give their takes. After nearly an hour, a consensus emerged: she should run for the party’s nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Indecisive, disorganized, inexperienced, left-wing leadership for Kentucky.  There’s your bumper sticker slogan, Team Grimes.

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A true “listening session”? Oy vey.

GWB on July 2, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Even Alvin Greene back in South Carolina had a more professional campaign than this!!!

Tom Servo on July 2, 2013 at 2:56 PM

“Homer Simpson is responsible for this!” – Frank Grimes

22044 on July 2, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Yes, but does she have a uterus?

If so, that’s good enough for the libturds

Eph on July 2, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Grimes For Senate eh?
Just wait til the big bucks roll in from
Organizing For America.

Marcola on July 2, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Is she a witch, though? I’d vote for her if she was a witch.

Xasprtr on July 2, 2013 at 5:10 PM

The website is registered via godaddy to a guy in Florida in March and has a mit.edu e-mail.

It is a usual ploy to have that as your campaigner site but here it is either a wed squatter or some other Grimes and either really funny or red hearing and her real site will be some other site.

http://www.whois.com/whois/grimesforsenate.com

http://who.godaddy.com/whois.aspx?domain=grimesforsenate.com&prog_id=GoDaddy

tjexcite on July 2, 2013 at 5:18 PM

i bet it took so long to set up such an intricately designed website/

Sachiko on July 2, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Indecisive, disorganized, inexperienced left-wing leadership for Kentucky America. There’s your bumper sticker slogan, Team Grimes GOP!

..FIFT..

The War Planner on July 2, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Indecisive, disorganized, inexperienced, left-wing leadership for Kentucky.

She has learned well from The One, who brought us indecisive, disorganized, inexperienced, left-wing leadership for America.

itsnotaboutme on July 2, 2013 at 8:38 PM

I gotta tell you, she has already put ads on every local channel here in the Georgetown/Lexington area, so there is some big money there.

Johnnyreb on July 3, 2013 at 3:16 PM

I gotta tell you, she has already put ads on every local channel here in the Georgetown/Lexington area, so there is some big money there.

Johnnyreb on July 3, 2013 at 3:16 PM

I live in Lex.. where you at?

preallocated on July 3, 2013 at 4:34 PM