Allison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic candidate in the Kentucky Senate race, thinks her opponent Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is a little stale.
“I think what people – not just Kentucky, but the nation – are seeing is that Mitch McConnell, kind of like heating a biscuit twice, never tastes good the second time, no matter how much jam or jelly you put on it,” she told the Washington Post in an interview published Wednesday. “That’s my grandmother’s saying, by the way.”
Grimes claimed that Kentucky voters agree with her.
“They realize and see Mitch McConnell for who he is and it’s not someone who’s been leading on behalf of Kentucky. The only job he’s been looking out for is his own,” she said. “They are ready for someone that is a fresh face, a strong voice for the people of this state, and we’ve put that vision out there.”
Grimes spoke with the Post after former President Bill Clinton spoke at her campaign event Tuesday.