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Knife fight in a ditch

Posted by ESC on October 20, 2003

Sharing this quote contrasting a federal race with a state race for the office of governor:

KNIFE FIGHT IN A DITCH - "One of the best quotes about governor's races in Kentucky came from 1995 nominee Larry Forgy, who compared them with the federal races to which fellow Republican Ernie Fletcher is accustomed: "They're like artillery battles from five miles. A governor's race is a knife fight in a ditch.'." From "In '03 'knife fight,' both sides waiting on Owen," Al Cross column in The Courier Journal, Louisville, Ky., Sept. 28, 2003.