1 year ago

Lobbyist Evan Bayh Lit On Fire By The Left

When news broke that failed former senator-turned-lobbyist Evan Bayh is jumping into the Indiana senate race after trashing the senate when he retired in 2010 and promptly becoming a lobbyist in 2011, reporters were quick to point out some, um, major problems with Bayh’s bio in a year where the electorate rejecting Washington insiders:

https://twitter.com/nkulw/status/752503970489327616

One would expect harsh criticism to come from Republicans, who will have a treasure trove of material to expose Bayh’s liberal record and out-of-touch lifestyle.

More surprising was the immediate rancor directed at Bayh from left leaning journalists and commentators:

Clearly, Bayh’s record couldn’t be a worse fit for an Indiana electorate that handed a resounding primary win to Bernie Sanders in May.