Thad Cochran, In Trouble and Not Making It Any Better

by Rich Lowry

Jim Geraghty wrote about the primary challenge to Mississippi senator Thad Cochran the other day. If conservative challenger Chris McDaniel is basically tied with the long-time incumbent at this point, it doesn’t bode well for the champion appropriator

Comments like this won’t help his cause. From USA Today:

Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., made a surprising admission to a local Mississippi news outlet during a Monday campaign swing: “The Tea Party is something I don’t really know a lot about,” he told WLOX.