Just to be clear, The Fact Checker is not part of some government agency — and politicians make false statements all the time. For some reason, the mailing does not mention the many Pinocchios that the McConnell campaign has received as well. So, for all the political consultants out there, let’s not try this gambit again. It makes The Fact Checker cranky.
Update: The Grimes campaign said it has filed a lawsuit over the mailer, claiming that the GOP is trying to suppress voter turnout in Eastern Kentucky, the Courier-Journal reported. “This is clearly a scare tactic, and what they are doing to try to manipulate voters,” said Jonathan Hurst, Grimes’ campaign manager.
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