Letters to the Editor

Barr ducking debate

So Garland (Andy) Barr has decided not to appear at the scheduled debate with challenger Nancy Jo Kemper sponsored by the League of Women Voters. How can a guy with 20 times as much money in his campaign chest be so a afraid of a little old lady like Kemper, a Christian pastor.

I suspect it’s because he just wants to run out the clock. He’s so far ahead in campaign funds because he works for the good folks of Kentucky only part-time. The rest of his schedule is crammed with giant New York bank executives and hedge-fund managers. He wants no one to have a chance to bring up that subject, so he is going to hide in a closet somewhere. Barr is not our friend. Kemper will be.

Mark Waggoner

Lexington

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