Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doesn't deny that he's rich. But what stuck in his craw Monday night was his Democratic opponent's insinuation that he had earned his wealth using his position as senator. An outraged McConnell clarified for debate viewers how he became a millionaire: He and his wife inherited the money. . . . .
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Nineteenth-Century Politics in Kentucky
Accused of enriching himself at public expense, Mitch McConnell explains that this is all wrong: