Kentucky Democrat Alison Grimes is running for U.S. Senate against incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell. However, because of President Obama’s new executive actions, which will among many things tighten regulations on coal plants and could kill jobs in the industry, this particular Democrat has to pretend she’s not a Democrat, with the blessing of the state Democratic Party:

Shorter version:

Bingo! Grimes and the Kentucky Democratic Party just gave voters in that state a good reason not to vote for Democrats:

The Dems don’t have a very strong case:

That makes sense, in a “definition of insanity” kind of way.

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