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April 24, 2014

Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

Following a major stumble by Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who revealed in a phone call that he’s effectively “holding his nose” while in reality laying the groundwork for Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s presidential bid, McConnell attempted to flip the script and have some fun with the rotten news.

Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

(Courtesy Mitch McConnell)

The spoof “reaction” features McConnell and Benton cracking wise about the real stinker in all this being that troublesome law the GOP loves to deride as “Obamacare.”

McConnell racked up more than 1,000 “likes” for the gag photo — but also opened himself up to online roasting by irate detractors:

Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Team McConnell Turns Its Nose Up at Bad Press

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Guess we’ll have to wait and see whether Benton, and by extension McConnell, emerge from this latest episode smelling like roses.

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  • robert

    to itch mycan.you and your do nothing treasonous traitor politicans.are a disgracefull dispickable group of do nothing traitor,and could,nt hit the floor if you tripped.so itch mycan take gas

  • Layla

    The joke is going to be on Mr. McConnell. After two failed presidential elections, Americans are not going to tolerate Mr. McConnell or Mr. Boehner much longer. Republicans deserve MUCH BETTER.

  • candolf

    Turtle.

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