We’ve become accustomed to Democrats fleeing from President Obama heading into the 2014 midterms, and Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Grimes has set the gold standard for fleeing from the shadow of Hope & Change:

“I’m not Barack Obama.”

Grimes says she’s not Obama, so does that mean she’d probably vote with the Republicans on coal and Second Amendment issues if she defeats Mitch McConnell? Nobody is fooled:

A politician from a coal state campaigning to be a member of congress who will vote on the side of a president who pledged to bankrupt the coal industry is bound to find the going tough.

Mitch McConnell’s people reminded Grimes that she picked the wrong photo-op to demonstrate that she’s not like Obama:

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