Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
University of Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. — If there was ever a week that this space needed to cut through the crap and clutter of Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, this is it. The facts and the truth have never been so obscured by the artifice, spin, stonewalling and discipline of the campaigns — and the largely unimportant things they would rather talk about than the real issues.
But even so, the latest episodes tell us something about the candidates.