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Even Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Can't Stand Him - New Republic

Even Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Can't Stand Him

BY ALEC MACGILLIS newrepublic.com 8-8-13

"...Tea Party supporters in Kentucky are generally forgiving of [Senator Rand] Paul’s tacit support of McConnell’s reelection, seeing it as basic Senate etiquette, but Benton’s acceptance of the McConnell job (at Paul’s urging) has raised plenty of eyebrows. Today’s those raised eyebrows have turned to chuckles with the release of a recording in which Benton candidly admits to a conservative activist what the deal is: “Between you an me, I’m sorta holding my nose for two years ‘cause what we’re doing here is gonna be a big benefit to Rand in ‘16.”

Jesse Benton offers candid opinion on his employer, Senator Mitch McConnell

Benton has condemned the release of the recording (what is with Kentucky politics and secret recordings, anyway?) saying “It is truly sick that someone would record a private phone conversation I had out of kindness and use it to try to hurt me. I believe in Senator McConnell and am 100 percent committed to his re-election.” And McConnell has made no move to drop Benton over his nose-holding...

...“I’ve been telling everybody who would sit still the last six months that when that relationship [between McConnell and Benton] blows up, it’ll be funny. It’s even better now that we learn that he’s not fired. It just rolls on and on and on,” said David Adams. “Think of it from McConnell’s perspective—if he fires him, who does he hire?"

read more: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/114249/mitch-mcconnells-r...

secretly-recorded telephone conversation care of www.economicpolicyjournal.com

http://youtu.be/60TGUNwHDtw

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All I know is that Jesse is a liar...

...and cannot be trusted.

I'm most sad to know that RP didn't fire Jesse, and that he hired that cracker in the first place. Never have liked nepotism, esp when the person is scum. RP's reputation got sullied by associated with Jesse.

And I hope Rand knows this and never considers letting Jesse anywhere near a future campaign of his.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

Confirms my suspicion on

Confirms my suspicion on Jesse's intention. It's called playing politics. Does Mitch McConnell still want his seat? Condemn NSA Spying.

Paging Senator Trey Grayson...

Mitch needs to cash in your marker now, boy.
After all, he made you what you are today.

Your friend,
Gene Greigh
National Director, M1tch's-B1tches
(because we just don't listen!)

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Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

Only four...

..or five thousand times?
Cu vi parolas esperante?

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wow...

He just earned my respect back on that one. Kudos Jesse.

wow...

He just earned my respect back on that one. Kudos Jesse.

Just what I said would happen

Rand told NPR to "stuff it" with their racist schitc on Hunter and so they are going after Benton, now.

Tptb are all about HURTING RON PAUL's FAMILY AND FRIENDS and this is just more proof.

Tell you who blames Benton.. the people who didn't join the GOP, become delegates and fight for liberty, but profit off Ron Paul's message with a movement in the name of liberty.

Look how they operate,, recording messages illegally and sharing them.. that's the liberty movement.. liars, cheaters, frauds and destroying Ron Paul and his family in the name of loving Ron Paul.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvWO0h_TNeM

schitc - now there's that effective dyslexia you talked about...

a true spoonerist you are...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spoonerism

Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

yep

that's what I get for bhinking outside the Tox.

Tink outside whatever bhox you like...

consider me signed up and ready for email update.

Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

I do

I also consider you someone Ron Paul would snub.

Maddow is about to do segment on Jesse Benton

coming up in a minute after commercials.

I used to have a man-crush on that Maddow dude.

Even though he is a Rhodes Scholar Sopho-moron.

Don't feed the pandas. Ever.

Two things I hate about Jesse Benton:

His face.

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

"a Jesse Benton strategy"

Without "a Jesse Benton strategy", Rand Paul would not be a US Senator. If he'd taken the advice of some people here and the idealists, he'd attacked the establishment GOP and been destroyed.

So where would Rand Paul be today? Not on TV and not in the Congress. Some people's perceptions of Jesse Benton are extremely shortsighted and comically distorted.

He is a good guy. He fights for liberty. And he does what it takes to win only to get mercilessly bashed on the Internet. Perhaps the haters could ask themselves, "maybe I'm wrong?".

Check out http://ronpaulforums.com for activism and news.

LOL!

Obama and the Kardasjians are on TV. And Congress is nothing but a pack of crooks. Rand sold out his dad for a mess of pottage. He's welcome to it. The system is fixed and nothing will change theough elections. Rand knows it but he's dancing to their tune. Sad.

Exactly

Which is why I'm damn glad we have Jesse Benton and Rand Paul out there.

Anyway, this is their lives, they wake up everyday and work all day to fight for liberty in the most vile environment. And so many people here hate them for that. Unbelievable.

Check out http://ronpaulforums.com for activism and news.

With "libertarians"

like Benton and Rand "fighting for us" we're doomed.

Yeah because the Libertarian

Yeah because the Libertarian Party has done so well!

Check out http://ronpaulforums.com for activism and news.

And elections

are on the up and up, too!! LOL! But Rand and Jesse Benton will save us! Vote! Vote! LOL!

Bentoon and McConnell are a

Bentoon and McConnell are a match made in hell. I can't stand either one of them. I can tolerate Rand, but he's certainly no Justin Amash. I'd prefer that Rand stay in the US Senate in 2016.

We need to concentrate on removing more fascists and commies from the US Congress in 2014 and 2016.

ya, mite be more beneficial to focus on

electing people to congress than on the presidential race

You still don't get it...

...even when it's right there in black and white.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Hopefully, you and Rand will

Hopefully, you and Rand will get the message that Rand should stay in the US Senate in 2016... ;)

Embarrassment to the family

Embarrassment to the family

So silly

"a private phone conversation I had out of kindness" does anyone else talk like Benton does? talk about condescending....