Daily Archives: June 2, 2010

Connecticut U.S. Senate Race: An Uphill Battle for Republicans by Gregory Hilton

Senator Chris Dodd (D) is retiring and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a wide lead. This seat is expected to stay in Democratic hands and it is not on any of the target lists. The problems confront the GOP nominee Linda McMahon were emphasized today by Rich Lowry, the editor of National Review. He favors neither candidate. McMahon is the former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, and he likens her network’s effect on popular culture to “what the BP spill is to the Gulf of Mexico — a relentless gusher of pollution. If decency means nothing, McMahon is the businesswoman par excellence.” Continue reading