Alison Lundergan Grimes started her stump speech to union members, local Democratic Party officials and others in Paducah, Ky., with a quote from Sen. Mitch McConnell: “Public sector unions are a 50-year mistake. Unions are to blame for distrust of our government. Unions are power hungry and no longer serve the public interest.”
Then the 34-year-old Democrat who wants McConnell’s job lowered the boom:
He didn’t realize what he was describing was how Kentuckians feel about his service in Washington.