Is Marsha Blackburn Running Against Phil Bredesen—or Hillary Clinton?
In a performance befitting the Halloween season, Marsha Blackburn evoked the name of Republicans’ favorite bogeywoman as the U.S. Senate candidate from Tennessee repeatedly referenced Hillary Clinton during her Wednesday debate against former governor Phil Bredesen.
The former secretary of State and presidential candidate, of course, hasn’t been an elected official in almost ten years—but that didn’t matter much to Blackburn, who clearly believes that tarring her opponent as, uh, a Democrat who supported the Democratic candidate for president is a winning strategy.
Here’s an incomplete list of some of the moderators’ questions to which Blackburn responded with some kind of Hillary Clinton reference:
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Author: By Timothy.Burke@thedailybeast.com (Timothy Burke)