Tea Party darling Matt Blevin continues to watch his campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell implode. An undercover camera by a reporter at the same rally that Blevin maintains he had no knowledge of its real purpose probably just put the final nail in his coffin.
via WAVE-TV, Louisville.
"Will you vote to support the effort to legalize gamecock fighting in the state of Kentucky?" asked Devereaux.
"I support the people of Kentucky exercising their right, because it is our right to decide what it is that we want to do, and not the federal government's. Criminalizing behavior, if it's part of the heritage of this state, is in my opinion a bad idea. A bad idea. I will not support it," said Bevin, which was met with rousing applause from the crowd.
Bevin was followed by standing State Representative Richard Henderson of Mt. Sterling, who supported legalization of cockfighting in Kentucky, and then made a popular confession.
"I bet on chickens," said Henderson. "I must admit I've been to more than a few chicken fights. I must admit I liked them."
Representative Henderson refused our request for an interview.
"The media misconstrues everything I say," he said.
We caught up with Bevin at a Louisville campaign stop. He said he didn't know it was a cockfighting rally.